2 years, 4 months, 3 days.
That’s how long I’ve had cancer.
That’s 2 years, 4 months, 3 days of learning two very important life lessons:
1. You really have no idea how strong you are until being strong is your only option.
2. Sometimes you just have to laugh because if you don’t, you’ll fall apart.
2 years, 4 months, 3 days of deciding that I won’t be a victim, but I’ll use my experiences to improve and learn from. That’s a 50 pound weight loss, a beautiful (surprise!) baby, a new house and a new car, editing a few (now published) books, a few vacations, a few photography contests won…. life goes on because I refused to let it stay still.
2 years, 4 months, 3 days….
“Sarah, I think today is a good day to celebrate. It looks like treatment worked. There’s no evidence of cancer in your body.”
Today I graduate from ‘cancer patient’ to ‘cancer survivor.’