Since Elizabeth’s last blog post, she has been taking a social media break to focus her energy on fighting this terrible disease. She completed her second round of chemotherapy followed by CT scans to evaluate her progress. Unfortunately the scans … Continue reading
This year’s Lung Cancer Awareness Month really took things to a new level of awareness. I have been INCREDIBLY fortunate to have felt SO well since my diagnosis but unfortunately this past month I have felt pretty unwell. As I … Continue reading
These past two weeks have been incredibly challenging. Unfortunately, last Tuesday we learned that the drug that I had taken since February, Lorlatinib, was no longer working and I had progression of disease…
This time to both lungs.
Despite the fact that we always knew that this could happen (and with lung cancer, there was a very high probability), I was just so close to that miracle. My NED status was taken away from me much sooner than I had hoped. This time when I was presented the news, after having fought and advocated for lung cancer over the past 19 months, I had a much greater understanding and knowledge of the disease. Living with lung cancer will now be my new “normal”. I will live treatment to treatment praying that research and funding continues to grow to provide more treatment options. Continue reading
I have now finished radiation! YAY! I haven’t posted in a while since I was trying to focus on the treatment and staying healthy! The treatments were quick and painless – which was great. I was usually in and out … Continue reading
The day that I gave birth to Jack was one of the best days of my life. The fact that I was able to undergo 2 1/2 rounds of chemotherapy while pregnant and that Jack born two months prematurely safely and … Continue reading
So I know that I told you all that we had decided not to do radiation because we we’re going to go with the just “wait and see if anything pops up” strategy… well there’s been a slight change in … Continue reading
I am writing this on the evening of what is surely the BEST DAY EVER! Today, July 27th, I was able to hear the four words that I have been waiting to hear since I was diagnosed with Stage IV Lung … Continue reading
Today Dax and I celebrate our 2nd Wedding Anniversary! To say that the last two years have not gone according to “plan” is an understatement. Our “plan” consisted of continuing to live and work in Fort McMurray, Alberta, our home away from … Continue reading
Firstly, I want to thank each and every one of you for your prayers, well wishes, messages, positive vibes and reminders to just breathe. I was completely overwhelmed after surgery to see social media flooded with messages and from the well wishes … Continue reading
Yesterday was Jack’s first birthday! So much to celebrate. Elizabeth is recovering amazingly well just a few days after her surgery.