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That “C WORD” I hate it.

Hi I am Sheila Stevens I am 50 yrs old. I am happily married and have 2 beautiful daughters and 3 grand daughters. I found out I have small cell lung cancer October 2 2017. Worst day of my life. My first scan showed it had spread outside the lung to my liver and spleen. Started chemo Mid October. I now have one round left February 14-16 2018. Then 10 days of radiation. The impact on my family breaks my heart. My oldest Daughter Cierra is 28 mother of 3 perfect girls, she and I have always been close. Now she is distant, and will not talk about anything cancer. My other daughter Destiny she is 14 she is one of a kind. She will ask questions and she pushes me. When I feel like just giving up Destiny is right there. My husband Bill does not show how he is feeling. He says “I’m okay” but I know better. But we will stick together and support each other through this fight.

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  • Margot moderator
    2 years ago

    Hi Sheila,

    Welcome. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your story with us. We hear you; it can be so hard and really impact relationships, both with family and friends. You are not alone. I’m so glad that you are sticking together. We’ll be thinking of you tomorrow as you begin your last round and radiation – please do keep us updated! Thinking of you.

    Margot, Team Member

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