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First of all, Happy Valentine’s Day.  Tonight is a busy night for our family, so we celebrated on Sunday evening.  The girls decorated the dining room and we enjoyed a wonderful steak dinner prepared by our favorite chef. 🙂

I’m feeling good most days.  About once a week my body hurts a lot…not sure why.  It’s that same pain from the inside out. Sometimes Tylenol helps.  Sometimes it doesn’t.  I can’t pinpoint it to anything I’m doing, but it’s annoying.  I usually end up in bed early on those days.  Other than that, I’m keeping up with our crazy busy life and am so thankful to be feeling great and healthy enough to keep up with the girls.  It’s hard to believe it’s been almost a year since I finished chemo.

Yesterday, I had the privilege of supporting the oncology certified esthetician I’ve told you about before.  She operates out of the Breast Center at Valley Medical Center and while she has many regular paying clients, she also donates some of her services to cancer patients.  She was being interviewed by King5 News and asked a few of us to come be part of it.

It was such a fun morning chatting with 2 other cancer patients and I’m so happy I was able to support Christina’s work and help her get the word out to other patients and possible clients about her services.

(Left to Right) LiLi from King5 News, Christina (Esthetician), Me, Maggie (ovarian cancer survivor) and Mary Jo (fellow breast cancer patient)

Getting ready to answer some questions 🙂

Below is the segment that aired on the news last night.

In other news, I have another bone strengthening infusion next Wednesday. Will you please pray with me that my port will not be clogged AGAIN? The Dr. said I didn’t need to keep taking an aspirin daily, but since I stopped, it clogs EVERY TIME.

It’s not a big deal…but I have to stay there much longer as we wait for the medicine to unclog it to be ordered and arrive. Then we have to defrost it, inject it in my port and wait at least an hour, praying it works. Then I can get the 15 minute infusion. If it clogs again, I’m going to message the Dr. and make sure it’s ok to start taking a baby aspirin again each day. It’s worth a try.

It’s also the girls’ mid-winter break, so will you please pray I don’t have any side effects from it? I remembered the Claritin last time and felt fine. I’m praying it’s the same this time.

In other news, I’ve decided to grow my hair out. So I’ll probably have to start wearing hats for a bit when it looks strange.  🙂

So much to be thankful for,

Jennifer 🙂

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