The Best of the Farewell Stomach Tour

I'm in a good mood today because I found out yesterday that my little brother Ray, tested negative for CDH1 which puts him in the clear! Now, we're just waiting on the results for my other little brother, Austin. I think his results should be in soon. With that said... Kate called the rest of … Continue reading The Best of the Farewell Stomach Tour

Beef Aggressive

On Friday I had my two week follow-up appointment with my surgeon who said that I'm recovering really well and I even made the guy laugh! He's a little concerned about my weight loss, but more on that in a little bit. Dr. Norton did tell us that out of all the patients who had … Continue reading Beef Aggressive

Today, I’m wearing Purple

It's official. Today, I'm a cancer survivor. We got the pathology results from my stomach. Now remember, after getting negative results from all pre-screening tests, this is what they found: At least 6 different areas of the stomach that already had cancer growing and a few areas that had pre-cancer cells starting to grow . … Continue reading Today, I’m wearing Purple

Warning: this post will make you drool a little bit…

Well it's official! Yesterday Kate and I went in for one more meeting with our surgeon and the team of interns who will be cutting me open and straight piping my esophagus to my intestines. My surgery is officially scheduled for this coming Thursday, March 6th at 12 PM! We didn't really receive much more … Continue reading Warning: this post will make you drool a little bit…