Imagine having a newborn and being diagnosed with cancer!

Imagine having a newborn and being diagnosed with cancer!

November 21st, 2005, 1:45 p.m. I found out why I was exhausted and weak. It was way more than the baby blues. I was told those three words “You have Cancer.” Not only did I learn that I had cancer, but I was diagnosed with Mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer caused by asbestos exposure.

I was told the words that strike fear into everyone’s heart that learns that they have cancer. Those are three words I never thought I would hear; yet I did. There I was 36 years old, a new mom barely adjusting to the changes of pregnancy, caring for a baby, and now a cancer victim.

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One response to “Imagine having a newborn and being diagnosed with cancer!”

  1. Reblogged this on Firenze Moms 4 Moms Network Expat Group and commented:

    Hi again! This is Heather Von St. James, you posted my story a while back on your blog. I hope things are going well! The reason I’m reaching back out is because there has been a video made about my story and my mission to spread hope to others. If you’re interested, I think it would be a great follow-up for your readers who saw the original post from me. My mission here is truly to spread hope to those who need it, and this video could not be a better testament to my goal. I believe I am a perfect example that with hope, the odds don’t matter. I hope you will watch and (please!) share if you enjoy it! You can find the video here:

    Thank you so much, and please let me know what you think of the video!

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