Bertha’s Story

Site created on September 30, 2018

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Journal entry by Bertha Martell

Ive been without chemo for three weeks, and I’m beginning to feel like my old self.  No more poking and prodding. Food is starting to taste normal, again.  I have an amazing appetite. I can eat again.  Yay!!!

My goal is to gain some weight and get stronger. The Dr suggested I try and do mini workouts. This morning, I went and did five pound weights for arm strength, some squats, and 1/4 of a mile on the treadmill. I’m doing great!!!

Now that I’m not doing chemo, I’ll do hospice....not near death hospice but quality of life hospice. They will help me get the things I need. They will check on me once a week to see if I need anything. I’m still praying for a miracle. My doctor said he’s had a patient on hospice for a year.  That gives me hope.

I have faith and hope.  Without hope and faith, I have nothing.

Again, thank you for all the prayers and blessing. Please continue to pray for all who suffer.

God Bless and prayers
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