As I begin this blog to document my journey... I wanted to start it off with just a few dates to remember:
July 16, 2006 Sunday morning woke up numb in the pelvic area and later on in the day down to my toes...went to ER
July 20, 2006 I cannot walk or move my arms: Quadriplegic
July 26, 2006 First Surgery to remove tumor in Sacrum
July 27, 2006 Second surgery for the neck
July 29, 2006 Started Blood Therapy: Plasmapheresis
August 16, 2006 Flew on private jet to Utah to Huntsman Cancer Institute
August 24, 2006 Started Physical and Occupational Therapy
August 30, 2006 Started 1st round of Chemo
September 4, 2006 Finally released from hospitals and back at a real home: my parents in Utah
September 14, 2006 Shaved my head. Hair was falling out bad.
October 30, 2006 Port put in. I LOVED this thing!!
Had plenty of chemo until April 27, 2007!! All done with Chemo!!!!
May 16, 2007 Surgery to REALLY remove the tumor. CANCER FREE!!!
June 12, 2007 Back home to my house in Corinth TX FINALLY!!!
These are just a few of the dates of events that happened. I am so excited to start my story for all to read, but most importantly for my children to have.