Sweet Baby, Sour Cancer

My journey through cancer and pregnancy, twice.

I thought I should write a quick something since the last time I posted I was throwing up the white flag and my ship was sinking, 1 boob and all. Well I am happy to be writing that my ship did not sink. It was quite a storm and we are down 1 breast, but …

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Post op day 5: As much as I would like this to be one of my more positive entries unfortunately it’s nothing but the opposite. Rewind to Friday–I was still in the hospital and I thought for sure that “I got this”. My pain (really my only complaint) was finally under control after switching to …

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In the distance, I hear, “Take a deep breath Jodi, keep breathing”. My eyes flutter open, then instantly close due to the heaviness of my lids… It all goes dark until I hear again… “open your eyes, Jodi,  deep breaths”. UGH! Who is yelling at me? I am trying to sleep here nurse lady!….. Blackness. …

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* this post was written with a large amount of pain meds on board.  My grandmother Honey had a tradition where she would take anybody in the family out to Ohio every year. The main purpose of the trip was to visit where she had laid both her parents to rest. All of us cousins …

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