CT scan has revealed that Sandra has Advanced Metastatic disease which means the cancer has spread to multiple organs including her Axial skeleton which is her bone structure ascwell as the liver, the fleece surrounding intestines, spleen and right pelvis.
No matter how bad this report is, the 3 of us are standing strong. We are like trees planted by the river. Unshakable by any wind and storm. We embrace the very life we have and we make the best of every moment whether good or bad.
We cry, we laugh ... But we will not be without hope. We know that no matter how bad things are, in the end it all works out like it should.
Mom is such a fighter. She is strong and brave and she is positive that no matter if she lives or dies, that her Father in heaven is taking care of her.
We stand with her, carrying her every step of the way. She is not alone!
I would never have thought that I would have to flag and wave the pink ribbon quite as high as I have to now.
My mom, Sandra was just diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer, that has spread to her liver, lungs, bones, and lymph nodes.
This impact can only be comprehended when the bond and the connection that we have is understood, and the feeling of loss and destruction that comes with that.
This came as a complete shock and totally floored us. How can this wonderful human being, that only has love and compassion, been through such a trying life, and now have to face this. I have never seen someone as brave as her, and brings me to tears most of these days. I can not comprehend the fairness of this - to her or to us, and would be a bitter thought for some time to come. I can not hide the feelings of failure / disappointment in myself, as it has now once again shown a truthful statement: that the son of the shoemaker has no shoes.
While there is so much that is unknown at this point, the certain thing is that because YOU are going through this, we are going through this with you! For now, I'm on the emotional roller coaster right next to you, and will carry you where you need to go.
We will see the oncologist next week with the results discussing treatment options, which is the first of many hurdles that is now lined up.
The big "C" arrived....I would never have thought that I would have to flag and wave the pink ribbon quite as high as I have to now. My mom, Sandra was just diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer, that has spread to her liver, lungs, bones, and lymph n…