Friday, August 29, 2014

Getting everyone caught up…

I think most of my readers on this blog know that I fought cancer last year (July/August).  It was a tough battle and I faced it with strength taking heart in the fact that the Lord was on my side.  If you want to read about this you may go back in my blog and read.  I was told that I had a 90% chance to stay in remission.

Sadly I fell in the 10% category and now I am battling cancer again. I was diagnosed a few weeks ago and the surgery is scheduled for September 4th.  The cancer this time is in the lymph nodes on the left side of my neck.  I will have a 6 week recuperation at home and then begin 35 radiation treatments.  One each weekday until they are finished.

I am devastated by this turn of events but I have faith that I will still be holding the hand of the Lord and His will most certainly will be done.

Also at this time, 500 miles away in West Virginia my beloved niece has not recovered consciousness since emergency surgery on August 11th and remains in critical condition. One week ago today my brother-in-law (her dad) was admitted to the hospital.  He remains on the 3rd floor of the hospital and my niece remains in ICU on the 2nd floor.  I am so sad because I am not well enough to go to WV to be with my sister to comfort her.

I know that we all have battles that we are facing and none of us are really alone.




  1. Beth..continuing prayers for your niece and Rae's husband.. my goodness she needs all the prayers for strength right now. Sending you bunches of support and prayer and know God is watching over you and your special ANGEL too. Love ya...XOXO

  2. Beth, I am sorry for all your going through and with your Family, so much to shoulder, but with the Lord on your side he will lift that stress and carry you through healing .. Keep the Faith my Dear Friend. I am in your corner Spirit wise, sharing my Love holding your hand,. Keep strong .. Hugs xoxo

  3. Beth, it's very sad what you say and I think about you wishing everything will be ok with you and your family. You have to be strong and keep battling this illness because, of course, you are not alone at all.

    Hugs and kisses from Madrid.

  4. You are certainly right about not being alone though I know it must feel terribly isolating. I join many others in praying and standing with you.

  5. My thoughts and prayers continue to be with you and your family, Beth. There are many of us out here offering you our support! xo Nellie

  6. Oh Beth, my heart aches for you and what you're having to endure. Some of us just think we've got problems and God reminds us to look around. My thoughts and prayers are with you everyday dear friend. May God Bless.

  7. I so wish this hadn't happened to you, Beth. But you and your family are continually in my prayers. There are times that seem harder than others and you seem to be getting a huge dose with Dee and your brother-in-law too. But God is good and he is with you all. Al so you have a huge number of friends not only praying but caring a lot. You have my thoughts and prayers too. hugs. Bertie

  8. Dear Beth, my heart breaks for\ you and what you are dealing with - your own cancer, critically ill family member who live too far away to see, etc. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. i just wish there were more I could do for you. Stay strong in your faith Beth - it will help you through it.

  9. Beth my thought's and prayers are with you.
    You are not alone so many friends out there are hoping and praying for you.
    Hugs Sheila x

  10. I am extremely sorry to read this. All of you are in my prayers. Best wishes


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