Entries by Susie

Last surgery

Just a quick update. The past couple of months have been a time of healing and renewed strength and longer hair lol. My sister’s last surgery is scheduled for Monday October 30th, please keep her in prayer, she is having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed laparoscopically.  This surgery should take about an hour and […]


My sister has decided to move her surgery date up to October 18th, she wants to be ready for Thanksgiving!   GOBBLE, GOBBLE

Next surgery

Not quite 4 weeks post op from the bilateral mastectomy and we have scheduled her next surgery, my sister will have both ovaries and fallopian tubes removed on November 8th, this will give her at least 8 weeks to recover from the mastectomy. She has been healing nicely, suture lines look good, she is still […]

It was worth it

After receiving the great news from her surgeon my sister said as she was crying “the chemo was worth it” . And even though she is still struggling with fatigue and would love to get back to a place where she had some energy the past 6 months were worth the AWESOME news. She had the […]


Lymph nodes were negative!!  Lot’s of crying going on right here, Just wanted to update you all real quick, more later.

Surgery update

Surgery went very well!  Took exactly 3 hours, the surgeon removed one lymph node just to make sure they are free of cancer, he was pleased because the edges of all tissue removed were clean (no cancer) Thank you Lord!!  We should have biopsy confirmation next week. Currently she is tucked in bed at a […]

Just because I can

It’s been a long road to get to this day, but here we are day of surgery.  My sister came up yesterday, she had radioactive fluid injected so the lymph nodes could be visualized, during surgery today they will biopsy the lymph nodes to make sure they are cancer free.  I f you have never […]

The Beach!

What an awesome vacation we have been having!  The condo sits right on the beach, we just open the front door and back door and the ocean breeze just fills the house.  we can hear the waves come crashing in all day long.  My sister claimed her spot on the couch and from there she […]

Quick update

First week of no chemo in 16 weeks and every day is a little bit better.  My sister still has episodes of extreme fatigue and pain, but given her blood count the fatigue is normal. Surgery is still scheduled for August 4th, it will be performed at a Surgery Center in Tucson.  She will go […]

Message from my sister

I did it! I finish 16 rounds of chemo!!!  Thank you Lord!!  The night before my last chemo I was so excited I had a hard time sleeping and I was up early.  I was like a little kid on Christmas Eve waiting for Christmas Day to come. I want to first thank the Lord […]