Colleen’s Story

Site created on September 25, 2019

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Journal entry by Colleen Leithren

Hello everyone,

It has been three weeks since my surgery and I can honestly say I was a hermit during those first two weeks and it was fine with me.  But I can also say that I definitely started feeling a lot better this  Monday. I was able to stay focused all day and am doing more around the house.  I have forayed outside the house a couple of times this week and it feels good, not great but I feel like I am definitely making progress. 

Also, on the plus side, I have some great news to share and that is the doctor's assessment is correct, my endometrial cancer is only Stage 1. They were able to completely remove it. I will be following up with him on Nov. 20. 

Thank you everyone for your kind words, cards, thoughts and prayers.  It is all so much appreciated.

I did not know what to expect going in to this surgery.  I have taken care of many family members recovering from surgery but going thru something like this has given me a deeper sense of what they were facing and dealing with. WOW!!!!

I am just feeling so grateful and blessed right now...
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