“Breathe. Sarah, I’m going to need you to keep breathing…”

…and with those words softly spoken into the phone I realized life as I’d known it was changing. The pathology report was positive, which was not the news we were hoping and praying for. Allow me to back up. January 2021: I had my annual exam where they — you know — check for stuffContinue reading ““Breathe. Sarah, I’m going to need you to keep breathing…””

The beginning of the end of this nightmare…

It’s 12:21am on Thursday, June 10th. I have to be at the hospital by 6am to surgically have a port placed in my chest for my upcoming treatments to fight cancer. …and I cannot sleep. Honestly, I felt like I have kept it together fairly well since the week of my diagnosis (which was sixContinue reading “The beginning of the end of this nightmare…”

To share or not to share: a lesson on consideration during cancer (and other tough life seasons)

This is a topic I prayed I would not experience and therefore would not have a need to capture and/or share thoughts on with others; however, the last few days I’ve had a run-in with this topic on multiple occasions. So allow me to share some thoughts (knowing I hope you’ll keep these in theContinue reading “To share or not to share: a lesson on consideration during cancer (and other tough life seasons)”