Renetta Riley Renetta Riley

First post: Dec 18, 2019 Latest post: Jan 17, 2020
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I have been diagnosed with Small Cell lung cancer.  Off and on this past summer I had pains on my front left side of my lower rib cage.  I dismissed it because it would go away.  In the fall I was diagnosed with pneumonia and had it treated with antibiotics.  It didn’t seem to want to go away and the pain was back and getting worse so I went back in for another check up.  I was then sent in for a CT scan and the results came back with multiple spots on my lungs but I would need a biopsy to know what it was. I had the biopsy on December 6 and on December 10th was told it was Small Cell lung cancer, most likely stage 3 but maybe stage 4. I will go in for a PET Scan December 18th and will know more within the week.  


I am deciding to not treat the cancer. I will live out the rest of my days enjoying life,  every day that is given to me.  Please respect my wishes to do so.  It is not up for debate.  I have lived a good life and I am confident that when God calls me home I will go to meet Jesus exactly when He has determined.  God has given me a wonderful support system of friends and family and I am forever grateful for that. 
Thank you for your prayers and support. 

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