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In one week, got married, diagnosed with cancer in my brain and went for a 10K "Race"

Sunday, August 19, 2012

I can't describe the feeling I am having all over my body and soul how this week has gone.

On Sunday just one week ago I got married to my husband that I have been lived with and loved for 8 years.

On Wednesday they found more cancer in my brain in two places and I am starting radiation with the chemo therapy because of the cancer that is in my spine.

The first thing I asked was "Can I go to the 10k race on saturday?"... the doctor said YES IF YOU WALK! hehehe.. OK I will walk, I will promise not to run (even though I ran the last 200m :))

I went with my family and friends, Enjoyed it so much!

You sure can do what your mind tells you, what you can do when you decide it!

I am feeling more glad than sad, but I think the sadness will come later this week when I start to relise how serious my situation is. But for now, I am enjoying live! My 16 years old daughter is going for a year to Austria for 10 months wow! and we had a party for her today and lot's of friends came and said good bye to her. I hope I will see her back again when she arrives safe home!

Here you can enjoy some pictures from Saturday :)

Please enjoy the day you have it is so important!

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    praying for miracles in your body and in your life!
    3217 days ago
    I so enjoyed your pictures. Know that I am continuing to pray for you and I am here every day if you need to talk.

    I am asking God for a miracle of healing for you.

    Love and hugs,
    3219 days ago
  • B-N-ME
    Congratulations on your wedding!! You certainly had quite a week and you are quite a lady!!
    Your positive attitude is an inspiration.
    Continue to build all the wonderful memories as you are, and live life to its fullest.

    I will keep you in my prayers.... emoticon
    3221 days ago
  • _LINDA
    So very sorry for your diagnosis :(( So many congratulations on living your life to the fullest and getting married. These race photos are fantastic! What a close knit, fun family you have! You have amazing courage and are an inspiration to us to live each day to the fullest like the blessing it is. My thoughts will be with you during your fun times and treatments wishing for you all the best!
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    3222 days ago
    I am so amazed by your generous spirit. I know what a tough choice it was for you that your daughter will be away for so long, but you really do milk life for everything it is worth, and it is admirable that you encourage everyone around you to do the same! I have a 10K coming up in September that I was training to run in, since pneumonia reared it's ugly head again, I have had to halt my training to run it. I am determined now to walk it for sure, you have inspired me! I have been starting to walk again, and I can work up to it by mid September. Many thanks to you for sharing your trials and triumphs constantly, it really does remind me of how important each day is. Fight baby fight!
    3222 days ago
    Lovely photos. You continue to teach me to love and appreciate each and every day.
    3224 days ago
    I love how you celebrated each Kilometer surrounded by friends and loved ones! What an inspiration! I can tell you had a blast!
    3226 days ago
    Well done on all the walking and wonderful photos!

    Thinking of you while you have more treatment for your cancer!

    Hope your daughter has a wonderful time! emoticon
    3226 days ago
    What a week!

    Congratulations on your marriage! Your DH has been there for you through so much; how lovely that you two have gone ahead and gotten married.


    Great photos of the 10K. It looks like everyone had a great time - I loved the photos. Such radiance on everyone's faces!


    I am so sorry to hear that cancer is back in the picture. You are a fighter. You have the most positive attitude and outlook. You have a wonderful supportive family (both close and extended.) Those are thing things that can carry you through treatment and recovery.

    When do treatments start?

    Sending love, healing energy, and prayers.

    3226 days ago
  • SHEILA1505
    What a lovely day - and great friends and family keeping you company on your 10km walk

    love and hugs xxxx
    3226 days ago
    Congratulations on your marriage and on your 10K race. I continue to hold you in prayer. Let the miracle happen.
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    3226 days ago
    Congrats on your whirlwind week and I do hope that you get on passed your cancer! As you did today, take everyday as it comes and live life to it's fullest no matter what!

    Take care and just remember take one day at a time!


    3226 days ago
    (Home computer was not cooperating so I couldn't leave congratulations last wk re: your wedding!)

    Radiation is tough (I had 8 wks' Tx for thyroid cancer, it didn't slow me down much but I was much younger & more vigorous!) Take good care of yourself & keep us posted as we are praying for you...

    Best wishes,

    P.S. Love the photos! Reminds me of our MS150 bike events; we made good friends w/our motorcycle escorts bcz we were so SLOW!
    3226 days ago

    Comment edited on: 8/19/2012 9:13:36 PM
    What a great picture blog: so full of smiles and fun!
    Wow! what a week you've had. I have no words for you but I'm thankful that you're happily married and your daughter is on her way to many fabulous adventures. I will keep you in my prayers for healing and strength . God bless you-
    3226 days ago
    The day each one of us has is so important. And to be enjoyed.

    Thanks as always for reminding me of that with such huge power and cheerfulness.
    3226 days ago
    Congrats on your marriage and the race.
    Praying for your health
    3226 days ago
  • no profile photo CD2801676
    Keep the positive attitude. Keep having goals!!!

    "Live while you have life to live - love while you have love to give" Kumbel
    3226 days ago

    Comment edited on: 8/19/2012 8:14:03 PM
    It's the smile - I love all of the pictures!!

    Way to go on your event and one super week!

    3226 days ago
  • no profile photo CD5915724
    Looks like you had a great time doing the 10K! All the best during your radiation and recovery!
    3226 days ago
    You look so happy and positive! Prayers for a full recovery no matter what. The power of positive thinking is amazing.
    3226 days ago
    Congrats on completing your race! You look very happy. What a wonderful day! emoticon
    3226 days ago
    Congrats on your marriage!! Praying for you with the recovery and treatments and woo hoo on the run!!!

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    3226 days ago
    You've had quite a week. I'm wishing you a speedy and complete recovery. I loved your pictures! Thanks for sharing. (If you would have been running, you wouldn't have had time for the great pics!) Keep the positive attitude and keep us inspired. We are all happy for you in your new marriage! Congrats! We will keep you in our prayers as you recover from the cancer. Spark on! emoticon
    3226 days ago
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    Please no more cancer discoveries, you need a break! You all look so happy and healthy- I pray it will be so.
    3226 days ago
    Thanks for the pictures of the route. It was like going the whole 10k all over again. Your courage and incredibly positive outlook throughout this ordeal makes me ashamed to complain about my petty problems. I'm wishing you a speedy and complete recovery. No one deserves it more. There is a great song by Ray Lamontagne called BE HERE NOW. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBSn
    R4ZP2MI You're so good at living in the moment it could be your theme song. I hope this week you continue to stay glad and continue to do the things you love through the trying weeks to come.

    3226 days ago

    Comment edited on: 10/7/2012 2:43:41 AM
    You guys look like you really had fun. Health issues really suck, been there done that, but you can and will get through this. Congrats on your marriage!
    3226 days ago
    Congrats on your marriage and best of luck with your upcoming treatments!
    3226 days ago
    Holy mackerel! What a week!
    3226 days ago
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