• Time to die

    Asked by AmyJo on Thursday, March 6, 2014

    Time to die

    A large dose of reality. As you know, I have stage IV colon cancer, mets to liver and lungs. Currently active in the lungs. Yesterday I was at the oncologist for a visit and chemo. I have a wonderful relationship with my doctor and chemo nurse and truly believe they have saved my life. I am very grateful for them. After going over some issues yesterday, my doctor told me that her and her team were pleasantly surprised that I was still alive, and that whatever time I have left is a precious gift. She told me that she believes that my attitude is what keeps me going. This wasn't a surprise to me, I knew that I was past my expiration or at least getting close. It was just hard to hear.

    However, I decided to make the best of it. Whether I have one month or 10 years left I'm going to do my best to be happy, have fun, enjoy life, dance, sing, relax on the beach, enjoy festivals (there are a lot in my area) go to concerts, be with my family, and just live the best that I can.


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    • Joyex's Avatar

      Dear AmyJo, wishing you all the best. peace and strength and a calm mind. Thank you for updating this, its very kind of you to let us know how you are doing. Sure you have lots of other things on your mind. Hugs xx

      almost 7 years ago
    • Kathy1's Avatar

      AmyJo....your an incredible lady. Thank you so much for letting us know how you are. Keep up the fight don't let it get you down. All my prayers are with you. Take care!

      almost 7 years ago
    • BoiseB's Avatar

      Thank you for the update. I am reminded to keep you in my prayers

      almost 7 years ago

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