I'm not sure where to begin....I wasn't planning on having the opportunity to do this again.
As many of you know I was diagnosed with something called Triple Negative Breast Cancer in August of 2013. Six weeks after giving birth to our twin boys, Asher and Bodi. I can’t believe these beautiful human beings will be 5 years old this summer. Time has flown. I haven't thought too much about the cancer treatment I endured those first few years of their lives. As soon as I was clear, I pretty much plowed forward with all my love directed to my kids and family. I wanted to close the 'health chapter'. And, as most of you know, I didn't ask for much help as I've always been a very positive person -- priding myself on the glass being half full and having gratitude for our full lives. I still did scans every 6 months which were just part of my routine (and they were always perfect).
There's no easy way to write this......last month we discovered that the breast cancer secretly spread through my lymph system... ..undetected from my scans/MRI's. We are in the process of learning treatment options, protocols, immuno-therapy trials - basically uncovering everything we can. In the face of this I would normally tell a small group of friends things like "don't worry, we've got this" or "send me white light" or "if I need groceries, I'll let you know."
BUT this time we need more help and community so we are letting everyone know. I still can't bare to do a "breast cancer blog" but if I change my mind you all will be the first to know! Also, I don't yet have a list of tasks needed yet beyond rides to radiation. I'm hoping that through this process I will get to see more of my friends/family and have you all get to know my boys better...creating even more community for us all.
Love to all and thank you for the many good wishes, good vibes and immense love always. xo, Sarah