Jennifer King Warrior Jennifer

First post: Aug 11, 2019

Handling Cancer with Grace...
Meet Jennifer King, A beautiful, strong wife and selfless mother of 4 boys, Collen, Owen, Dylan and Nolan.
As a single mom to Collen age 3, she met the love of her life Shawn and married in 1999.
Together they have an amazing family. In 2003 when she was nursing Owen she found a concerned lump in her breast. She went to the doctor and they said they would watch it for a couple of months. When it still wasn’t cleared up they did a biopsy. The biopsy came back clear and they made a note of her young age and sent her on her way.
She then became pregnant with Dylan and they told her to come back the following year after she was done nursing, so that’s what she did.
When she returned they scheduled a lumpectomy the next week. Before doing the procedure they did a routine pregnancy test and found out she was pregnant with Nolan. Her third pregnancy in 32 months. Because she was pregnant they couldn’t put her under due to being pregnant. Her concern rose that it was probably cancer after hearing the doctor talk about it.
The next few weeks were a whirlwind of decisions, surgeries and praying.
She was also told she could not have her baby, Nolan. After a chance opportunity they were able to find an oncologist that changed their lives. They found someone who was able to save baby Nolan and made their lives wonderful.
While in her second trimester she underwent a mastectomy and was able to begin chemo therapy while pregnant. She was able to deliver a healthy baby boy.
She ended up in remission until 2013. She was then age 39.
When it came back they told her it was in her liver, lungs and bones. She has undergone more chemo and radiation over the past 5 years. The cancer in her liver has been getting worse over the last several months. Recently the doctors have discovered the cancer has spread to her bone marrow.
She wants everyone to know, one day you could be feeling good and the next they could be telling you there is nothing left they can do. Life is short.
She has been a true fighter in every sense of the word.
There are no words for how amazing she is. She puts everyone before herself, even handling cancer with grace.

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