Rae Jean Reck

First post: 3/15/2017 Latest post: 7/17/2017
         I was just diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer (adenocarcinoma), which has spread to my liver.  I have one large, egg shaped tumor in the middle of my pancreas (80% chicken egg size), 10+lesions in my liver (1 cm ish), and it is wrapped around all of the blood supply under my pancreas.  It’s kind of a mess.  I’ve been to the best surgeon at Stanford, but once it was confirmed it had spread to my liver,surgery is now NOT an option….

          I have an outstanding Oncologist tied in to Stanford. I start Chemo on Wednesday (3/8). They will hit me hard and I am prepared. This might sound strange if you don’t know me well...  I feel empowered.  People want to know how I am doing.  I answer – "I feel solid" and I do.  I have felt and somewhat anticipated every step of this journey…….until I heard “spots on your liver”.  I’ll write more about that and other things later.

           I am spiritually sound most of the time.  I pray often and I focus on the future always! The abundance of love I am receiving is completely over whelming to me.  I am so blown away.  This is a gift and blessing and it is called CANCER.  I don’t expect that to make sense to anybody.  I am grateful you are in my life.

                                                               With my love,

                                                                  Rae Jean

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