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About herecomesthesun927

Hi there, I'm a mom of two sweet kids, wife, and proud Kansas Citian. I've worked as an oncology nurse nearly my entire adult life. I really thought I got what it felt like to go through a cancer diagnosis, I didn't. September 2016 I was diagnosed with stage 3 colorectal cancer and my own journey began. My lowest point during the diagnosis phase was going in for staging CT and MRI scans to see if the cancer had spread throughout my body. I was crippled with fear. The first song that played through the speaker as I was laying in the MRI scanner was "Here Comes the Sun" by The Beatles. A calm came over me, and I decided that would be my theme song. Sun sun sun... here it comes.

mesh. undies.

Yep, mesh undies. You know, the ones you get from the hospital when you have a baby?! Well- they are once again here to save the day! More on that and other new updates further below. I haven’t posted in … Continue reading

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Dear every cancer patient I ever took care of, I’m sorry. I didn’t get it.

Dear every cancer patient I ever took care of, I’m sorry. I didn’t get it. This thought has been weighing heavy on my heart since my diagnosis. I’ve worked in oncology nearly my entire adult life. I started rooming and … Continue reading

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WAR

  Today I declared war!   War on this nasty disease that has consumed way too much of my life already and it’s just the beginning. I woke up today deciding this is it- I’ll never get another day 1 … Continue reading

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Squad Goals

Thought I would introduce you to my dream team! You may not know who’s all involved in the treatment of a cancer like this. Obviously, each diagnosis is different and requires various therapies and providers – but here is my squad: … Continue reading

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The Low Down… of the down low

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