Tag: surgery

Glanda’s 1 Year Goneda

The week inevitably came with a wide range of emotions leading up to my surgery anniversary, July 6, 2018…exactly 1 year since the day we officially said goodbye to Glanda. I’ve spent some time reflecting and parsing through the defining moments that got us…

Unconditional

Unconditional. In sickness and in health. For better or for worse. March 28, 2015, I married Kevin Tyler Powell and celebrated the hope and assurance of all of these things as I said, “I do.” I had no idea what our lives would bring…

Week Two

Week two is coming to a close, and I’m more than thankful to have 1/3 of these treatments behind me. This week has been much easier in so many ways, but I’m noticing that the end of the week is also the hardest. The…

How It Healed

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES For some crazy reason, I thought surgery wouldn’t be a big deal and the first week of recovery would be a little tough and then the next week would be more like a staycation at home while they made sure everything…

Path Results Are for Peace

pathology report

No matter what comes back in a path result…there’s a certain peace that comes over you when you finally know what it is. Good or bad…you have answers and with answers comes peace. Call me crazy, but the moment I heard Dr. Carroll say…

Goodbye Glanda

On July 6th, 2017 Dr. Carroll at UAB removed my dear Glanda,