Saturday, February 28, 2015

We Must Be Courageous



Finding out I could die while my children are still so young was devastating. I’d never felt so hopeless and out of control. The reason I am dealing with this so well now, is because God gives me comfort through his word. I am nothing without Him. When I am weak, He carries me. When I handed my worries over to him, I felt relief. Why am I so sure I’m going to beat this? Aside from having total faith in God and in prayer, I am sure because I have to be. What other option do we have, in a situation like this? We can’t curl up and wait for death to take us. We must be courageous. I thank God that He gives me courage. We must fight. I thank God that He gives me strength. I can’t imagine my children growing up without their mother. I have to be here for them! I have to be there for the scraped knees and broken hearts. I have to be there when they go to prom, graduate, go to college, get married, and have children of their own. I have to know my grandchildren. Why do I believe God is going to heal me? Because when I read those healing scriptures, I believe with my whole heart that He is speaking to me through those verses. I believe because he poured his peace and love upon me. I believe because 100’s of people are praying for me every day and I have an amazing support system. When I am sitting in that chair, hooked up to the chemo…I know God is there. There is more than medicine coursing through my veins!

We are tested through fire.  With faith, God will bring us through it!

Daniel 3:24-27
Then King Nebuchadnezzar leaped to his feet in amazement and asked his advisers, “Weren’t there three men that we tied up and threw into the fire?”They replied, “Certainly, Your Majesty.” He said, “Look! I see four men walking around in the fire, unbound and unharmed, and the fourth looks like a son of the gods.” Nebuchadnezzar then approached the opening of the blazing furnace and shouted, “Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, servants of the Most High God,come out! Come here!”  So Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego came out of the fire, and the satraps, prefects, governors and royal advisers crowded around them. They saw that the fire had not harmed their bodies, nor was a hair of their heads singed; their robes were not scorched, and there was no smell of fire on them.

142 comments:

  1. Praying for you Whitney. My husband David and I will pray for you and your family. With God all things are possible, and I am also believing God will heal you. This scripture came to mind when I was reading your story, "He forgives all my sins and heals all my diseases", Psalm 103:3. I found your link to your website through yahoo, when I went there to log into my email. I almost never click on anything in yahoo (other than logging into my email) , so the Lord must have wanted me to find your site :) Maybe to add you and your family to our prayers, maybe to send you a short word of encouragement. If you live near a Parables, they have super inspiring books that were written by people who had cancer and beat it by the grace and power of God. Thought that might encourage you to read testimonies of others who have been in similar shoes and God did a miracle healing. I've heard many miracle stories of people healed from cancer, some from the churches my husband and I attend. My husband is a worship leader at a non-denominational Christian church and for a prayer group at another church. I made myself a note to add you to our prayer list at church. Blessings and healing in Jesus' name.

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    1. Thank you so much! I am so glad you happened upon my blog, and I am so grateful for your prayers! :)

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  2. Hi Whitney,

    Have your oncologists tested your cancer for an ALK translocation or EGFR mutations? These are common in young women with lung cancer, and ALK inhibitors (drugs that specifically target ALK) and EGFR inhibitors (drugs that specifically target EGFR) have proven very effective in these patients. Unfortunately, not all cancer centers test for these yet, so if you don't know, please ask your oncologist. Keep the Faith ;)

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    1. Hi! I have no idea, but I will ask when I see my oncologist on Thursday! Thank you :)

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  3. I'm glad I found your blog. Please know that I will be praying for you and the family as you face this battle.

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    1. I am glad too! Thank you so much! :)

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  4. Whitney, I found your blog through an ABCNews piece. I will put you and you family on my prayer list. I specifically pray for cancer patients and their families every Wed. My family and I know your journey all to personally, but we also know or LORD can heal from personal experience as well. As a fellow believer and fellow cancer fighter/survivor I will help build a wall of prayer around you and your family. Isaiah 41:10 & 12:2. A particular verse that has kept "popping up" throughout our journey is Jer. 29:11-12 God bless and keep you ~ Karin Corey

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    1. Thank you so much for your prayers! I love those verses. I have found so much comfort through scripture. God bless :)

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  5. I am praying for you, Whitney! I believe in miracles!

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    1. Thank you so much! I believe in miracles too and I can't wait to share mine! :)

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  6. I found your blog through Yahoo. I will be praying for you. Thank you for sharing your faith.

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    1. Thank you so much for reading my blog! And thank you for the prayers, I appreciate them so much :)

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  7. Whitney, I was diagnosed with Stage III Malignant Melanoma over 8yrs ago, had the surgery which is all they could do and it came back 6mos. later. They wanted to slice and dice me again and I said no. I knew someone who had 18 of them the last 3yrs of her life. Interferon was an option but after research I found that 79% of those taking it incur a fatal or non-curable disease, I said sorry already have one of those. Then 5 yrs ago I met someone in Colorado and they told me about the Murdoch's story. Tom Murdoch's wife had breast cancer back in 69?, conventional medicine was not working, he then went to a Native American who said take this plant [Creosote/Chaparral] and make tea with it. Long story short she went on to live over 20 yrs longer and Natures Way Vitamins was born. The story is on the Internet. After making and selling over 230 million pounds of it the FDA said no more. That was good enough for me. So after 5yrs of drinking something that tastes like you boiled your gym shoe I am able to tell you my little secret. I was able see the circle of life with my 5yr old grandson and 3 yr old granddaughter. I wish you the Best, Stay Strong and most of all Positive.

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    1. Thank you so much for sharing this with me! I am so glad to hear you've done so well, that's wonderful! :)

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  8. As a fellow terminal cancer survivor I understand what you're going through, I was 26 when I was diagnosed with terminal leukemia and that was in 2006. I believe that God has a plan for all of us and for me, it was to start an organization meant to help cancer patients, survivors and their families get the help they needed. I wanted to reach out and offer you help through our org. www.ucaan.org or ucaanorg@yahoo.com we assist patients in different ways from standard cancer organizations. We help anyone with any form of cancer, any age , anywhere across the country. If there's a problem, UCAAN finds a solution!!
    I too have a blog www.cancerrockedmyworld.blogger.com

    Looking forward to talking!
    Rachel Shur, Cancer Survivor Extraordinaire and Founder of UCAAN.org (a100% -volunteer run Grass roots non profit Organization}
    805-796-6090

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    1. That is amazing! I will definitely check out your blog. I'm so glad you have been able to use your experience to make such a huge difference to others! That's awesome, thank you :)

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  9. Your Christian faith will lead you far. Bringing it to many with this blog will waken some who have been on the fence regarding a religious life. I know you shall have many bad days, especially after chemo treatments, but God will take you very far.

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  10. I just love your positivity! You are gonna kick cancer in the butt! I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

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  11. I read your blog and am inspired by your courage and deep love for the Lord. I love how you have turned toward Him, and not from Him! I will be praying for you and your family. May God bless you Whitney!

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  12. I love your strength and faith! God bless you! Kick cancer's butt! Praying for you!

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  13. I am a mother and wife, too. I want you to know you have touched my heart. I will continue to send love and light to you as you overcome this obstacle. What a journey. What an amazing woman you are! I am in awe. Sending prayers and blessings for you and your precious family. <3

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  14. As a fellow survivor I can tell you the power that positive thinking has during this process. Find something that brings a smile to your face every day, even if for only a moment. Enjoy the good days to the fullest. The memories of those days will help carry you through on the not so good days. The human heart and mind are the two most powerful things we have been blessed with. Keep the faith.

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  15. There are natural options you can add to your chemo to help. There is a company with substantial research. Please email me at sheryl_blahnik@yahoo.com for more information. May God bless you and your beautiful family.

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  16. Will be praying for you and your family! Here is some encouraging news - I have a friend who was told she had only weeks to live - that was 7 years ago and she is cancer free! Here is her story:
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=UMtmKHJrO0c
    Looking forward to the day when I read your blog and the title says "Cancer Free!"

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    1. Awesome!! So happy for her :). Thank you for sharing and for the prayers!

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  17. Dear Whitney, I am a new reader via your story on ABC news. I just tried to comment but I don't see it so will try again. I am also a Christian and have read every entry of your blog thus far. I am so touched by your fight and your heart! (I also found your dad's guest post to be so heartfelt and I am so GLAD he has found Jesus!)
    I wanted to let you know that I am also praying for you. I believe God is STILL in the business of miracles--even today and that He will give you many more years with your beautiful children, your husband and the rest of your family/friends.
    I also wanted to let you know of a fellow Christian warrior against cancer. I read her blog regularly. Her name is Kara Tippetts. I ordered her book and read it in one sitting. Like you, she is a wonderful writer! Her book is called "The Hardest Peace" by Kara Tippetts. She also writes regularly on her blog called "Mundane Faithfulness." She and her husband Jason have 4 children. Kara's battle may or may not be somewhat different than yours but I DO think you two would get along great and be of great encouragement to each other should you decide to read her stuff!
    I look forward to following your journey! Hugs and prayers, Lori

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    1. Thank you so much!! I will look into Kara Tippetts book and blog, that sounds amazing. Thank you for sharing and for your prayers!! :)

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  18. Whitney I was on FB and seen a post from ABC...Im a stage 3 breast cancer survivor....I also had chemo, double mastectomy and radiation 28 sessions...I finally finished last wednesday...yay....now on to medicine for the next ten years....I also have two children ages 9, 15....when the doctors told me that I have cancer my first thought was...omg im going to die and I wanna know when....but then I thought omg im not going to see my kids grow up...its like your life flashes before your eyes...all you can think is im not going to see them graduate, go to college, and have children of their own...all this while your still in the doctors office...all that in a second....Then you think oh hell no, Im going to beat this....I often found myself looking at my family and thinking Im going to beat this for you...nobody understands the words you have cancer untill its you.....life changes instantly...you find yourself hugging tighter, and kissing more.....the little things make you smile....I was so tired of seeing people facebooks post that were complaining of the sniffles, or they were tired...or had a sore throat. ...I felt like, really people I wish I had that....but anyway...my family will pray for you and your family....just remember cancer sucks but it does mean it has to suck the life from you....look forward to more of your posts...

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  19. Sorry Whitney, from the post above , I meant to say cancer sucks but that doesnt mean it sucks the life from us....sorry again I didnt want to delete the whole post....much hugs and love to you and your family...your really a true inspiration to all xoxoxo

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    1. I am so happy for you!! Congratulations on finishing chemo and radiation. I completely understand everything you are saying. It is unreal, I've never experienced anything like this in my short life. But I am so glad that I did, because I love life now! I cherish every little silly moment. Thank you for the prayers, God bless :)

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  20. You are such an inspiration Whitney! Keep fighting and holding strong to you faith! There is nothing that he can't do! You are in my prayers sweet girl.

    I knit prayer shawls for my church and local hospitals. I would love to send you one. If you would like one please email me at kaylitton06@gmail.com.

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    1. Thank you so much! That would be great, you are so kind! God bless :)

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  21. Praying for you and your family, all things are possible with Jesus

    Philippians 4:12-13

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    1. Amen! Thank you so much, God bless :)

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  22. I saw a story about you on my feed and was so inspired! My 23-year-old son just went through his second bout with cancer. Fortunately, his cancer is in remission for now, and one of the biggest things that helped us all get through it both times was focusing on what we wanted, not what we feared. We ate right, we laughed a lot, we made qualities memories every day. I see that same love of life and positivity in your smile.
    I highly recommend the book, Crazy Sexy Cancer. The woman who wrote is a young survivor and has an amazing attitude that's enable her to drive her cancer into remission and has successfully kept it away for more than a decade. She has a documentary, cookbooks and a newsletter. I also recommend the book Radical Remission about people who've inexplicably beat the odds.
    In addition, there's a natural cure summit taking place in three weeks (www.thecuretocancersummit.com) in San Diego. Maybe if you contact them, they'll fly you out.
    Anyway, I wish you and your family the very best and a long, happy, healthy future together.
    Deborah

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    1. Thank you so much!! I am so glad your son is doing well now and I pray he continues to do so. Thank you so much for the recommendations. I have Crazy Sexy Cancer and will check out the other! God bless :)

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  23. Wow! You are amazing! Yes, you will be triumphant and you will hold your grandchildren in your arms one day! I will be praying for you.

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  24. Hi Whitney
    It's after 4 am and this is my 2nd time trying to post here lol I've never replied to a blog before but you have really touched my heart with your testimony. I want to Thank you for your courage for sharing what you and your family are going thru with the world that is amazing! I also want to say God used your blog to speak to me tonight as I was laying in bed feeling overwhelmed about life and then you encouraged me. We never know who is watching or reading what we are doing and your faith reminds me not to live in fear but live in faith. I believe alongside you that you are healed in the mighty name of Jesus! You know when. We get out of the boat and we are walking to him we have to just keep our eyes on him not on the waves or we start to sink. He is always there to catch us thank God! I'm grateful to have found your blog and I think like you said our trials are a blessing because they bring us closer to God and that is what this is all about and it builds the Kingdom. I'll be praying for you and I look forward to your next blog and the one that says results are officially in from Dr Cancer Free!! Amen!! God bless you and your beautiful family Shannon

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    1. Thank you so much for reading!! And thank you for your prayers and support, that means a lot to me! God bless :)

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  25. Praying for you, Whitney. For strength, peace, continued support and for God to be with the physicians as they work to fight this with you. Your faith is inspiring and I'm so thankful you are using this for God's glory. Life is precious and I pray you are telling your incredible story to your great grandchildren one day. Keep on fighting. God is right there with you. :)

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  26. Good morning Whitney! I found your blog on Yahoo this morning and I was very touched by your story. your strong faith and belief in the Lord will bring the healing that you desire. A positive outlook works wonders in the body. God designed a body that has the ability to heal itself. Our immune systems are a gift from God. What an awesome God we serve. You may already know this but and highly activated immune system can prevent and fight pathogens that cause illness in the body. I would like to recommend two books that will greatly help you as you win this battle. The first is "Jesus Calling" by Sarah Young. It is a daily devotional that has blessed me tremendously during days of heavy trials and days of delight. l believe that it will do the same for you. The other book is Beta Glucan:Nature's Secret by Dr. Vaclav Vetvicka. Beta glucans have been proven to be beneficial in strengthening the immune system to fight disease. Thousands of published clinical studies about its benefits can be found on www.PubMed.gov. You can also visit my page www.Facebook.com/pathealthplus to view a few videos that I posted on beta Glucan and the immune system. There is also a natural supplement that has been proven to be the #1 immune support product in the world by a clinical study done by a major university also published on PubMed.gov to activate the Immune system without over stimulating it. If you would like more info please feel free to message me on my page. My prayers are with you and your family. We serve a wonderful GOD and He is watching over you. Be blessed.

    Pat

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    1. Thank you so much for sharing!! I will check that out. And I thank you for your prayers!! God bless :)

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  27. Oh Whitney - I can relate to what you are going through. You are on the right track in given it up to the Lord! He can work miracles and I am living proof of His healing hand. I was diagnosed with cancer a month after my 39th birthday. At the time, my children were in the 7th, 5th, and 1st grade. I was subjected to multiple tests, a needle biopsy, and eventually had to have my chest cracked open for doctors to identify the type of cancer that was attacking my body. I had Primary Mediastinal Large B-Cell Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. The mass was the size of a huge muffin, sitting beneath my sternum strangling my aorta. The cancer had already destroyed my right phrenic nerve leaving me with the use of only my left lung so I was experiencing shortness of breath as well. I remember the doctors eventually telling my husband and me that I wouldn't see summer, which was less than six months away. We were devastated. That is when I realized the difference between crying and weeping. While the doctors started me on chemotherapy, I started praying intensely to the Lord asking for His intervention. At times so weak, I would only repeat Jesus' name over-and-over knowing full well He knew what I needed. Whitney - this took place over 10 years ago - well over the 6 months as originally thought! God works miracles! Stay strong! I will be praying for you Whitney!

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    1. That is amazing!! I am so happy for you, and I thank you for sharing this with me! God is so good. Thank you for your prayers, God bless :)

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  28. You are in my thoughts and prayers as you are experiencing what so many fear. Your faith will guide and know that many people will be inspired by you. Never give up hope or the will to fight. As long as you are here- there is hope and optimism. God bless you and your family.

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  29. Whitney,

    I was only 10 when my mom passed away from stage 4 brain cancer. I was old enough to remember her both healthy and sick. You say you want to see all of your kids' milestones, and you will! Whether that be down on earth or up in heaven, you will always be with your kids. As difficult as it is growing up without a mom (I'm still in high school), it comforts me to know there's a guardian angel in heaven to watch over me. So please, don't worry about the outcome. Don't take any day for granted with the ones you love and spend your time well.

    -Shannon

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    1. Thank you so much! I am sorry to hear about your Mom, but I am glad you have comfort :). God bless!

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  30. God Bless you! I've never felt so inspired before until reading this! I will pray for you and your family! Your a strong courageous beautiful woman I feel blessed to have been given the opportunity to read your blog

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    1. Thank you so much!! That means the world to me. God bless you!

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  31. The lord has truly chosen you to bring hope and encouragement to others who's faith is being tested. Thank you for sharing your journey with us. Your posirtve atitude and willingness to open up your life to others is truly a testimony of who you are.

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  32. Part 1 - Hi Whitney. My name is Karen. After reading your blog I felt compelled to write a little note to you. I am "almost" 59, and have been fighting cancer since I was 51 when it was found that I had uterine cancer. My youngest son was not yet 4 years old at that time. Everything was removed during a risky surgery, and I was told to get on with my life as I had only been stage one and everything was now gone. But the cancer came back in 2 years. And since my uterus was no longer present, it was now called "recurrent endometrial" cancer. That cancer had a bad prognosis. My general health was poor, and the doctors didn't even think I would make it through chemo. But I did -- and so well the nurses said I was a "poster child for chemo". Not quite a year later, it returned again (3rd time now). I was told that I no longer could have chemo as not enough time had passed to allow that as a treatment. So I went in for aggressive radiation of my abdomen. The radiation doctor gave me what were called "bursts" (highest possible levels of radiation treatment) to try and destroy the cancer. This went on for abour 4 weeks until I was too weak and sick to continue. They forced me to take 1 week off. Despite loving my family as deeply as I do, I was just plain worn out. But then God stepped in -- He doesn't make mistakes. One night during that week, my son (who was sleeping in my bed with me) seized up. I was so terrified for him that I found strength (or was provided with it!) to deal with the start of his epilepsy. I no longer had any concern for myself -- only for him. It turned out that this was the inspiration I needed to pull myself up and revive my will to live and to fight back. I went on to complete radiation with a clean bill of health. So I packed up our things and moved to Savannah, GA (all the way across the country) to live close to my older son who had settled there and was beside himself with my health crises. I did well for awhile, having regular checkups with my oncologist, even reaching a milestone that allowed me to have my port removed from my chest! I felt on top of the world......for 2 months. Then the cancer returned again (4th time). The pain was unlike anything I had ever experienced before. The cancer was in an inoperable place on my ileac artery. I went through another full treatment of radiation -- like a trooper, too, because I was in the fight of my life. I am a single mother and I just couldn't think of leaving my young son. I am his only security. Unfortunately, radiation did nothing for this tumor -- the size of a lemon. I was placed on palliative care (like hospice does), and ended up eventually falling into a

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  33. Part 2 -- coma. It was my young son who found me and made all the right calls to get me to the hospital. By the time I reached the closest hospital (10 minutes), the doctors told my sons that I would not live through the night and to call everyone in the family and let them know. My liver had failed; my kidneys had failed; I had aspirated into my lungs; my circulation had slowed to the point that my feet had turned black; I was down to 30% oxygen. My condition was so dire that the doctors weren't even able to get a brain scan on me, nor were they able to start me on dialysis. I received 7 blood transfusions and was on life support and a feeding tube. Well, my family flew in from Canada and California and thus began their vigil. No improvements by the 6th day, so the doctors met with my family and suggested it was time to face the fact that too much damage had been done and that if I came out of the coma at all, I would be a vegetable and spend the rest of my life in a nursing home. But my older son decided to follow my Advance Directive, and give me the 30 days I had specified, telling the doctors that I was a fighter and more tenacious than anyone he knew. So they backed off. I came out of the coma the very next day -- and was talking -- rationally as soon as I awakened! The doctors were SHOCKED. They had no idea how this could have happened. They all agreed it had to have been a miracle. And it was. Without taking you through my recovery (which took some time), I continued to astound them. Every time they said I wouldn't be able to do something, I did it. But I am sure you understand that I did not do this on my own. It was God that made it happen. This journey started on 2/27/14. Today, I live without cancer; I walk unassisted; I drive; I speak. I am living a normal life. Recurrent endometrial cancer is a killer, but God listened to the prayers of those who loved and cared for me. And I am here today to tell you NOT to give up hope. Miracles DO happen. Continue to keep a joyful spirit and do your best not to give in to any negativity. I am living proof that a future with your children is NOT out of the question. It is all about giving it up to God. As they say, "If God brought you to it, He can bring you through it". I'm sorry my story was so long, but I felt you needed to hear it to help you nurture hope and faith. God bless you and your family. You are in my thoughts and now in my prayers. Stay strong, warrior sister.

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    1. Wow...what a journey you have had!! Do not apologize for the length, I have read this with intense interest. You give me so much encouragement with your story and I am so glad you are cancer free! What a miracle! Thank you for sharing and praying, God bless you!

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    2. One thing I forgot to mention.....The National Cancer Institute (at least I think that is the name of the organization) is testing a natural product called Seleno Excell from a company of called Healthy Origins that boosts the immune system. Apparently, a lack of selenium is a common factor in those of us who develop cancer, so they actually are using it in a clinical trial. You can go online to check it out. I have been taking it for a few weeks now. I believe in trying to keep myself cancer free however I can. So I occasionally go online and check out what is being tested. Best of luck! (And it's only one pill a day, and NO side effects!)

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    3. I will look into this! Thank you! :)

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  34. You are amazing, beautiful and brave. I am commanded my guardian angels to be with YOU today to give you just a little more lovin! You are surrounded by the Holy Spirit! God Bless you sweet girl! I am going to share your blog on my blog. Your wisdom and grace needs to reach so many!
    I love you,
    Mama Holli
    http://nobodyputsmamainacorner.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you soo much!! You are awesome. Much love!!

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    2. Let the angels carry you on the days you feel broken and let the angels fly with you on the days your soul wants to soar! You are beautiful and strong.
      Whitney, you may enjoy reading my friend's blog. He has cancer as well, is a minister, and is really really funny! He has added a sense of humor to his "cancer" in way that lightens his load and all of those around him. He is clever and oh so witty! ;) http://wedonotloseheart.com/blog/
      Have a beautiful day knowing how very much you are loved!

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    3. Sounds amazing! I will check it out :) <3

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  35. I am praying for you.. please know that, that you have changed many things inside and around me.

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    1. Thank you so much! I am so glad my experience could benefit you and I appreciate your prayers! God bless :)

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  36. Whitney, thank you for sharing your journey with the world. You truly are such a strong and brave woman! I wanted to let you know about an alternate cancer treatment called Protocel. You can read all about it in a book titled, Cancer: Step Outside the Box by Ty Bollinger. It's a must read. God bless you and your family.

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  37. Wow, as a mother of 5 young kids, youngest at 2 months, I cannot fathom having to go through such a battle. I truly admire you. Just lost my brother 2 years ago to pancreatic cancer so quickly, he would have really enjoyed your blog. I pray for you and your family and can't wait to read your blog where you tell us of your miracle and that you are in remission. :)

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    1. Thank you so much for your prayers! I am so sorry for the loss of your brother. <3

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  38. God Bless Courageous Woman the Word of God say in Matthew 17:20 , I say to you, if you have faith as a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ' move from here to there,'and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you.

    sometime are mountain are huge but threw our Faith in Jesus Christ they will move.

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    1. Amen! I feel like I am moving mountains already! :)

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  39. Whitney,

    I am truly touched by your story. I am also 27 and cannot fathom going through what you are going through. I am in awe of your strength and determination. My mom passed from stage IV ovarian cancer in June of 2013. It is still difficult. She saw me get married in February, graduate with my masters 5/11 and passed 6/11. She fought so hard for me and I am forever grateful. I now have a daughter of my own who is 6 months old. She has her grandma's pictures everywhere and she will know how amazing her grandma was. I would encourage you to write letters to your children for those milestones to come. We had so much intention and things suddenly turned for the worse. God can call us home any time. It is ok to be mad, upset, or frustrated. I hope you have an outlet for this trying time. For my mom is was sitting in her garden. I am very happy to hear that you are feeling better and please know that I am praying for your miracle <3

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    1. Your mother sounds amazing and I am so sorry for your loss. I am so excited for my next scan. I just know we're going to get great news...I feel better than I have in months! I haven't had a "bad day" in over a month now. I am so blessed. Thank you so much for your prayers!

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  40. Hello Whitney,
    I'm in France and I just discover your story. I just want to say that the thirst thing I've noticed reading you is your fabulous smile. You're incredible ! I can't explain me too much because my english is not very good but I wish you good things and good moments with your family. I send you lot of friendship from France!

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    1. Awesome!! It's so cool to hear from you, all the way from France! I send you lots of friendship as well! :)

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  41. Try rattle snake pills or meat, and Aloe Vera to fight Cancer. I had metastatic papillary thyroid cancer at the age of 16. My mom gave me these and she sworns it cure my cancer. I'm 32 years old and free of cancer thanks to God. Best of Wishes for you and your family.

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    1. Praise God! I'm so glad to hear of your healing. Thank you so much! :)

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  42. Hello Whitney,
    I'm in France and I just discover your story. I just want to say that the thirst thing I've noticed reading you is your fabulous smile. You're incredible ! I can't explain me too much because my english is not very good but I wish you good things and good moments with your family. I send you lot of friendship from France!

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  43. Hi Whitney! Praying for you and your family. I know that you are probably receiving a lot of advice, but I wouldn't be able to sleep at night if I didn't try and tell you to check out YOUNG LIVING Essential Oils! Frankincense essential oil is one of the best in it's ability to fight cancers. You'll recognize Frankincense from one of the gifts that was given to the Christ child :). Also...if you have time on your hands, see if you can get the book "Healing Oils of the Bible" by David Stewart from your local library or off of Amazon. It will open your eyes to how God created plants for our health and healing :) God bless!

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    1. I have heard of this and I'm very interested in looking into that! Thank you so much for your advice! God bless you :)

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  44. I am so inspired by your courage and strength. I pray that if I ever have anything hard to endure in my life such as this, I handle it with the drive and force that you have. You are amazing Whitney !! Keep fighting, Keep loving.

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  45. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8SvBAjXGyQ

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  46. My prayers are with you. Keep fighting, miracles happen everyday. My best friend was diagnosed when her youngest was in kindergarten, she was given only a few years also---she managed to see him graduate high school, see her only daughter married and become a mom herself. From diagnosis to death, Julie lived over 15 years! Keep the fight, we will keep praying

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  47. do not lose faith in God is our father and for nothing is impossible this is a very difficult test lasts but rest assured that in every difficult moment these spending is always by your side to hold you in his arms blessings.

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  48. Hello. I wanted to say thank you for sharing your faith and love for God. I have been through similar circumstances and God has healed me. In 2010 I suffered a brain hemorrhage and had to under go brain surgery. It has been a long road to recovery and I feel I have changed (personality) wise and lost friends along the way but God is faithful and although I forget sometimes what He has done for me, it's then that people like you show up and encourage me along. I will keep you in my prayers. Thank you again for your encouraging and such inspiring words. It wad just what I needed. Blessings xoxoxo

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    1. I am so happy to hear you are healed! Thank you so much for your prayers and for reading my blog! :)

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  49. I am so happy to hear your story I am fighting IV cancer stage too and like you too I feel like I am gonna make it through I don't know how or when but we will be healthy and beautiful women again as an advice keep your diet with a lot of vegetables and fruits and never sugar it is the enemy of cancer my English is not very good because I am from latinoamerica but I am so happy to know your story I am sure god will help us thank you for sharing

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    1. We will be healed! I'm saying a prayer for you right now. Thank you so much :)

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  50. Whitney, you and your family will be in my prayers from now on. I wanted to pass on a name of a medical doctor who is also a naturopathic physician and an acupunturist. He's very cutting edge; I saw him several times on TV in the past few years because apparently he successfully treated Stage IV cancer patients using alternative modalities. His name is Dr. Isaac Eliaz in California. I truly think he might be of help here. Just something I'm feeling in my heart and felt compelled to contact you to let you know. Lots of hugs and prayers to you and yours. God has a plan in place and He won't let you down.

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  51. visit cancertutor.com, cancerfightingstrategies.com, tbyil.com and naturaltreatmentsforcancer.com (for safe, affordable and effective alternate treatments) also visit curezone.org and earthclinic.com

    Burzynski Clinic in Houston (even for terminal case patients)

    ketogenic diet - Cancer cells can't use ketones for energy, relying on glucose and glutamine for metabolism. Avoid carbohydrates and sugar ! no acidic foods, take alkaline foods - take baking soda with water for alkaline pH

    low dose naltrexone (lowdosenaltrexone.org) is effective for cancers and tumours

    medicinal cannabis oil proven to cure cancer/tumours (see Stanley Brothers, Carmen CBD Oil (free), phoenixtears.ca) - commercially available Sativex (equal mixture of THC and CBD) induce tumour cell death, especially aggressive glioma brain tumours.

    lugol's iodine with selenium (iodine promote natural cell death, cancer is unnatural cell growth)

    University of Colorado Cancer Center report that the more aggressive the cancer cells are, the more effective the grape seed extract works

    rosemary contains a fatty acid that make cancer cells in tumors stop reproducing and die while parsley and mint contain apigenine that prevent angiogenesis - growth of blood vessels that supply tumors

    tea from dandelion root causes cancer cells to fall apart in 48 hours, continuous treatment with dandelion root can destroy most cancer cells

    Proton Beam therapy

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  52. Good morning, my name is Sandrine, i am 23 y-o and i am french. I contact you because your story has really touched me and this one seems like this of my grandfather who is died of an oesophagus cancer 2 months ago.
    I would like to tell you and to convince you that miracles exist.... and I can help you, i am sure ! My grandfaher has been treated by an oversee treatement which has functionned but him, was too thinner (30 kilos lost) and tired for resist.... but the evidence have spoken! A decrease of the size of the cancer...
    You can try to be treated and if you are Lucky and courageous you can cleared your disease.... you can reply on my email box. Thank's! & sorry for my English mistakes ^^

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  53. Don' t stop being courageous and a gorgeous beautiful mom' and a women !!
    Kisses and prayers from Morocco <3 <3 <3

    OUAFQA Sahar

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  54. Hello, my English is not good. But I just wanted to say that you are a great and courageous mother. You will beat this disease dirt
    Bon courage , de tout cœur avec vous et votre famille .
    Cordialement
    Sine from Strasbourg/france

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  55. Love and prayers from Portugal! Reach the masses Whitney! God is great and close to all of us in our suffering and need. The world needs this message more than ever.

    tr

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    1. Awesome, Portugal! Thank you so much! :)

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  56. Whitney,
    I find myself coming back to your blog on a regular basis, reading comments and looking for updates, but I am just starting to feel the words that I would like to say to you. I think the real reason I contiually come back is for confirmation. Anytime I hear anything about you, I still feel like it is not real. I know we were never close coming up through school, but it still hurts my heart to see you have to go through this. Good people don't deserve this type of pain. Even though I hate to see something like this happen to you, I am thrilled to here that your spirits are high and your faith in God is still intact. Now that I have a new child of my own, I can understand your commitment to putting it all in God's hands, so that you can be with your family. My wife and I will continue to pray for you, and I will stay tuned for any updates. Just remember that Andrews is a powerful little community, and we will help you in any way we possibly can. God bless you and stay strong girl.

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    1. Thank you so much Ned, that means a lot to me and I appreciate yall's prayers! My doctor is very optimistic about my upcoming scan. I feel like myself again, not even sick from the chemo anymore! I am currently getting a blood transfusion because my red blood cells dropped, but that is common with the chemo and all my other numbers are great!. I have a lot of hope for the future :)

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  57. hi
    i'm muslim Women sorry ican't speak english
    bon courage

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  58. peace and blessings be upon Jesus

    dear witney ,

    I wish you a long life and happiness , may God preserve you and your family.

    here is a little treasure in the last third of the night , get up and pray to God to heal you because at this time especially , the Lord of the Universe is even closer to his creatures, and grants wishes faster.

    (sorry for my english not so good )

    God bless you .

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  59. Je trouve que vous êtes une femme très courageuse, votre sourire est rayonnant, je vous souhaite vraiment de guérir de cette maudite maladie, permettez moi de vous suggérer d'essayer de traiter par les piqûres d'abeilles,par un spécialiste, il y a beaucoup de témoignage à ce propos, qui sont positifs - j'estime qu'il faut tout essayer et ne pas faire confiance juste en la médecine. Je prie pour vous,

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    1. I'm sorry I don't understand this but I thank you! :)

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  60. I used google translator so now I understand! Thank you so much for your support! :)

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  61. Muita força! Não perca a esperança o que para a medicina não tem esperança para Deus não é impossível. Para a medicina você tem prazo de vida, mas Deus tem poder de acrescentar dias na sua vida e te dar condições de criar seus filhos. O que para o homem é impossível, é possível para Deus. Basta ter fé e crer que o poder sele está acima de todas as coisas.
    Abraços...

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  62. Dear Whitney!
    Be strong! You're a beautiful and believer woman, I'm so touched by your blog and I ask God to heal you and to give you patience, health and power to getting alive for more time, until you'll see your granddaughter, grandson! :)
    Keep fighting this disease! You'll overtake it! you'll get there with you're faith in God mercy and power!

    God says:
    [ When My servants ask thee concerning Me, I am indeed close (to them); I listen to the prayer of every suppliant when he calleth on Me; let them also with a will listen to My call and believe in Me; that they may walk in the right way. (186) ] (Quran; Chapter 2; Verse 186)

    God also says:
    [And (remember) Ayyub (Job), when he called his Lord saying, “Here I am, afflicted by pain and You are the most merciful of all the merciful.” (83) So, We answered his prayer and removed whatever pain he had, and gave him (back) his family and the like thereof along with them, as a mercy from Our own Self and as a lesson for the worshippers. 19 (84) And (remember) Isma‘il and Idris and Dhul-Kifl. Each one of them was of those who observed patience. (85) And We admitted them to Our mercy. Surely, they were of the righteous. (86) And (remember) Dhunnun (the man of the fish, namely Yunus (Jonas)), when he walked away in anger and thought that We would never put him to trouble. Then, he called (Us) in depths of darkness saying, “There is no god but You. Pure are You. Indeed I was among the wrongdoers”. (87) So We responded to him and rescued him from the distress. And this is how We rescue the believers. 20 (88) And (remember) Zakariyya (Zacharie) when he called his Lord, “My Lord, do not leave me alone and You are the best of inheritors.” 21 (89) So, We responded to him and gave him Yahya (John/Sean) and made his wife good for him. They used to race towards the good deeds and call Us with hope and fear; and they were humble to Us. (90) And (remember) her who protected her private part (that is, Maryam (Mary)). So, We blew in her (a life) through Our Spirit, and made her and her son (‘Isa (Jesus)) a sign for all the worlds. (91) Surely, this is the fraternity of your Faith, a single Faith, and I am your Lord; so worship Me. (92)] (Quran; Ch. 21, verses 83 - 92)

    God tell us what (Ibrahim) Abraham said:
    [except the Lord of the worlds, (77) Who created me, and who guides me, (78) And Who feeds me and gives me drink, (79) And when I become sick, He heals me, (80) And who will make me die, then will give me life, (81) And who, I hope, will forgive my fault on the Day of Retribution. (82) O my Lord, give me wisdom, and make me join the righteous, (83) And destine for me a truthful description among the next generations, (84) And make me among those who will inherit the Garden of Bliss, (85)] (Quran, Ch. 26; verses 78 - 85)

    May God heals you like He did with Jonas and Jobs and gives you all your wishes like He did with Abraham and Zakarya and may He reward you as He did with Maryam (Mary) ! :)


    <3 With love <3

    Monia.

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  64. I just read your story , and I think you are very brave .
    Beautiful positive thoughts of France

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  65. Bên cạnh việc chuyên cung cấp dịch vụ trọn gói thiết kế và thi công nội thất , OZ luôn đưa ra những sản phẩm thiết kế nhà đẹp, biệt thự đẹp, nhà phố đẹp, căn hộ đẹp, nhà ống đẹp , Bên cạnh đó còn thực hiện ý tưởng của quý khách hàng trong thời gian nhanh nhất với chất lượng nội thất,  nội thất văn phòng,  nội thất nhà phố  tốt nhất thông qua các kiến trúc sư nhiều năm kinh nghiệm tốt nhất thông qua các kiến trúc sư nhiều năm kinh nghiệm, mẫu bếp, tủ bếp cổ điển, tủ bếp hiện đại, suon xao chua ngot, cach lam kim chi, cach nau bo kho, vit om sau, cách làm sữa ngô

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  66. My story has to do with the healing power of Rick Simpson cannabis oil.”My sister jenny, age 65, was diagnosed with Bone Cancer on the inside of her backbone 2 years ago, which had metastasized from breast cancer she didn’t know she had. I prayed for a total healing with NO operation, no chemo and no radiation. not everyone has had the experience of knowing Rick Simpson as their Healer… but they can! Rick Simpson, father of all natural hemp.

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  67. My story has to do with the healing power of Rick Simpson cannabis oil.”My sister jenny, age 65, was diagnosed with Bone Cancer on the inside of her backbone 2 years ago, which had metastasized from breast cancer she didn’t know she had. I prayed for a total healing with NO operation, no chemo and no radiation. not everyone has had the experience of knowing Rick Simpson as their Healer… but they can! Rick Simpson, father of all natural hemp.

    May the grace of God be upon you Rick for his good work and courage; and with his Hemp we are healed”.
    Early this year i traveled to Europe( Slovak) to visit a good friend of mine when i heard that rick cannabis oil was so great they gave me his private email,
    (ricksimpsonoil02@gmail.com) i contact him and to god be the glory i was able to purchase the healing oil from him,.. now am so happy and filled with joy that my sister is no longer a cancer patient and she’s completely healed with his miracle healing oil. The doctor himself confirmed to us on Tuesday last week that my sister jenny is fully OK. No sign of cancer in her bone or breast again….Wow…Am so so happy that my family and I have been thanking Rick for his good work of saving this world with his cannabis oil. Please people i don’t know how to thank him enough so am dropping his contact here***

    (ricksimpsonoil02@gmail.com)

    I am begging if you can spear 5 minutes of your time and please help me to thank him, he is truly a hero of this world and i pray for God’s strength and wisdom upon him. Thanks Maroline Morgan.

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  69. CANNABIS OIL IS THE NATURAL REMEDY TO CANCER
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  70. my husband was diagnosed with terminal cancer that spread from his brain
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