At the end of the week, there was one question that baffles me to no end. It tugs at my heart because this one is very personal to me AND it is evident is very personal to each patient and supporter I meet. It is a question I try to answer, but somehow my answers just aren’t always enough.
Today, I am thankful. Today, I am cautiously optimistic. Today, I am ready to tackle the world and keep on keeping on with Ryan's current protocols all the while the kiddos enjoy the summer break having extra opportunities of mommy and daddy time. During this unusually quiet afternoon I get to share updates of our journey.
The Path of Healing
Our bodies desire to heal. Our bodies are made to heal. It just needs help. It needs us to love ourselves. . . Love is all around us. We are loved. We are created to love not only others, but to love ourselves.
Finally, I simply want to say THANK YOU. Thank you to all 90 GoFundMe contributors, 22 more who have helped in another financial fashion & misc others I've probably forgot to keep track up in all the craziness. We are just so grateful beyond words for the generosity, kindness & love we have received & continue to receive 24/7. When we say we appreciate it, simply trust we mean it with every fiber of our being! We are not beating CANCER alone. No, we are beating it together with each & every one of you & for that we are eternally grateful!
Two Battles, Not One
(written by Ryan D. Luelf) Getting the news that cancer was active in my body was a tough pill to swallow. Going thru the plethora of medical appointments and procedures is a whole other level of stress and fear; at least for most. Knowing where peace comes from has kept stress and fear at bay. … Continue reading Two Battles, Not One
The Eye of the Storm
I stood looking at the storm swirling around me knowing that there’s a peace that passes all understanding. I am in the eye of the storm where blustery winds surround me, yet my heart feels calm.
The Sun Rising in the Horizon
Ryan's biopsy. . . It was a whisper that helped my heart today. It was the sun rising from the horizon.