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Quarter 9/20: Normal CA-125 Reading!

Another Happy Repeat:My quarterly Cancer Antigen reading was within normal limits — **Almost** Halfway!! I cannot be considered cancer-free until I’ve received 5 years of quarterly testing within the ‘normal’ limits. With the recent loss of my first best friend, to cancer no less {though no ovarian cancer}, I've been reflecting on my purpose. With… Continue reading Quarter 9/20: Normal CA-125 Reading!

Bikurgurl · cancer · InstagramImages

‘To My Very Best Friend’

She was my first best friend outside my family. We were inseparable and dreamed of growing up and raising horses together. My best childhood friend lost her battle to cancer today. She drew this for me when I moved away and we remained pen pals. For years, we poured our hearts out to one another… Continue reading ‘To My Very Best Friend’

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Quarter 8/20: Normal CA-125 Reading!

Another Happy Repeat:My quarterly Cancer Antigen reading was within normal limits — Thankfulness In keeping up with the goofy, Instagram selfie images, here’s an image of my husband and I at a Harvest/Halloween Homeschool Party 😉 #Harvest #Party for #Halloween last night — #MyHusband as a #Lego #Ninja, me always a #PinkLady 😊 #homeschoollife #familyfun […]

cancer · Writing

Ovarian Cancer: Reflections on 2016

Holy cow! I'm shocked at how much I didn't say, didn't want to say, when I initially wrote my cancer story. I'm shocked at how poorly it was written. I was hurting. It was raw. I was still dealing with the emotional turmoil that is going through immediate menopause. I thought it was okay. I… Continue reading Ovarian Cancer: Reflections on 2016

Bikurgurl · cancer · Writing

Monday Morning Melts: Cancer

Cancer could take my life Anger could steal my heart Worry could cloud my mind can you please just love me now I look at this image of the back of my dress from my wedding - I love this image now, but not when it was taken. I looked for the flaws, the wrinkles,… Continue reading Monday Morning Melts: Cancer

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Quarter 7/20: Normal CA-125 Reading!

Another Happy Repeat:My quarterly Cancer Antigen reading was within normal limits -- Thankfulness In keeping up with the goofy, Instagram selfie images, here's an image of my husband and I at a Harvest/Halloween Homeschool Party 😉 https://www.instagram.com/p/BL86WZ9gG2C/?taken-by=bikurgurl As part of my Cancer monitoring, I have quarterly blood samples taken and analyzed to determine the amount… Continue reading Quarter 7/20: Normal CA-125 Reading!

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Quarter 6/20: Normal CA-125 Reading!

A Happy Repeat:My quarterly Cancer Antigen reading was within normal limits - Yay! As part of my Cancer monitoring, I have quarterly blood samples taken and analyzed to determine the amount of CA-125 in my blood. This protein reading can give an indication if the cancer is growing again in my body. Until I am… Continue reading Quarter 6/20: Normal CA-125 Reading!