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Oct 28, 2020 Latest post:
May 27, 2021
I wanted to start this Caringbridge site, to let my family and friends follow my journey. I appreciate your prayers and concerns, but I’m very upbeat, and prepared for what is placed before me. I trust in God!!!
A few weeks ago, a severe pain developed in my left side. I went to the doctor and was diagnosed with diverticulitis. I was given a 14 day dosage of antibiotics. After the 14 days I was still experiencing pain. I contacted my GI doctor and he ordered a cat scan. From the cat scan he noticed swollen lymph nodes on the side where the pain was coming from. He then ordered a biopsy on those lymph nodes.
Monday I received the results. After meeting with my new oncologist yesterday, he gave me the diagnosis of B Cell Follicular Lymphoma. He gave me general information but to plan a treatment I need a couple more tests. I have a Bone Marrow Biopsy scheduled for Tuesday the 27th, and a Pet Scan on Friday the 30th. With the results of those two tests, I will meet with my oncologist on November 4th, and he will present the plan of treatment.
I have fantastic support!!! I will update you all as we go. Thank you all for your thoughts and prayers!!