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Cancer Sucks Update #4

Cancer Sucks Update: So the scans came back with some not-so-fun results today, Grr. Sadly, the cooties have spread a fair amount since the surgery. These are fast, angry little effers… But at least now I know what I’m working against! So, even though the specifics suck, there is a lot of power in knowledge. With it, I’ve already got things moving for second opinions and alternative options, and I’m very excited for those! If […]

Cancer Sucks Update #3

Cancer Sucks Update: So I’ve discovered two new lumps in my left breast. It could be the same cancer continuing to spread, or a second entirely different kind. Cancer: The gift that keeps on giving! 😜 So I will be getting those biopsies done shortly and make a separate medical plan according whatever results turn out to be. Bring it on, baby. But DAY 1 of CHEMO DONE! It was an 11-hour day with *11* really […]

Cancer Sucks Update #2

Some of you may have already heard when I snuck this ugly news into the middle of my Thanksgiving post, but it’s time to make it “Facebook Official”, as well as add each update to this new blog. …Unfortunately, I have been diagnosed with Stage 3C Ovarian Cancer. I underwent a fairly massive surgery a month ago, just a few days after learning the cancer cooties were everywhere throughout my belly, and I have been […]

Cancer Sucks Update #1

We can all agree, CANCER SUCKS. It’s getting harder to find anyone whose life hasn’t been affected by cancer. In this particular instance, cancer has hit hard on the home of a single mom, business owner, and co-founder of Flags for Fort Snelling. The week before Thanksgiving, Rocky Borchardt (age 37), was diagnosed with Stage 3C Ovarian Cancer. Taking the next five days to get personal and professional affairs in order, Rocky was able to ensure […]