Don’t Be Mad At Ya Girl!

 

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I know I’m in the dog house for leaving y’all hanging. I had every intention of updating you guys on my health status as soon as possible. Somebody lied and told me I was Superwoman. I think the heffa was me. I mean, who actually thinks that major surgery isn’t going to slow them down?

Anyway, I’m happy to report that I am cancer free! *Internally jumps up and down with glee while doing a holy dance.* You don’t know how happy I was to wake up from that operation without a single chemo port in me. The first thing I did after thanking God that I even woke up, was check for ports. When I didn’t find any, I almost couldn’t believe it. Just to confirm, I asked the nurses. I might have been high as a kite and speaking gibberish, because they looked at me like I was crazy. Eventually, a resident came over and gave me the good news. I’ve never been so relieved in my life.

I took a video for y’all the day after surgery  while I was still in the hospital. It will never EVER see the light of day. Talk about a hot mess. I didn’t even know I could be so gray. And so swollen. Not a good look, to say the least. I stayed in the hospital for a total of about 32 hours, then I got sent home despite my protests.

I’ll post later on the recovery process, but suffice it to say that it sucked. I had some setbacks, but I made it through. In a few more weeks I’ll be cleared to resume normal activities. In the meantime and in between time, I’m enjoying the housework restrictions and copious episodes of Parks and Recreation.

I so appreciate all the love I received in the form of flowers, cards, well wishes, prayers and phone calls. I’m truly blessed!

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11 thoughts on “Don’t Be Mad At Ya Girl!

  1. Amen and praise God. You know your big sister just asked about you other day, so now I can give her an update. I don’t know how I missed the post that said you had been diagnosed with cancer, but I praise God that He delivered you from it all. I have missed you and can’t wait for you to get back into the swing of things.

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    • Hey, Nigeria! I’m late to this comment, and I think Nicky knows I’m OK now, lol. Thankfully, once they opened me up, all the diagnostics tests came back as negative for cancer, despite blood tests the indicated ovarian cancer. Look at GOD!

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  2. So relieved and happy to hear you’ve won your fight! I never take recovery well so I seriously feel you — darned superpowers just ain’t what they used to be! 🙂

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