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Old 12-23-2015, 03:26 PM   #11
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Answered prayers. Merry Christmas, and we look forward to you getting on the road full-time soon...

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Old 12-23-2015, 03:35 PM   #12
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Well, isn't that the best Christmas present you could have received....
Great news and soon you will be off full timing in your Escape!!!

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Old 12-23-2015, 03:39 PM   #13
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Excellent news just in time for Christmas! Congrats! I look forward to "hearing" about your adventures! All the best!
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Old 12-23-2015, 05:30 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by Sarandipity View Post
I wanted to give my Escape family an update...

Some of you may remember: I purchased a used Escape (17b) in the summer with the plan to go full time in March of 2016. Well, best laid plans... I was diagnosed with a very aggressive form of leukemia in October and I've been fighting this new battle since then.

The good news is: I'm now in REMISSION!

I'll need to continue my chemo for another 8 months, to keep the cancer from coming back, but oh, what a glorious word "remission" is. My prognosis for a full cure is excellent.

Even though my launch date for going full-time has been pushed back, I'm still working on the egg to get it ready. It gives me something wonderful to look forward to.

I started a blog back in Aug. called Sarandipity Travels to document the process of getting ready to go on the road, and then to share my travels and photography. It's morphed into a platform for also sharing my cancer story. If anyone would like to read about my travel plans, or my journey through leukemia, here's the link:

Sarandipity Travels

I hope to meet many of you down the road. Late 2016 looks like a good time to start attending rallies. Until then...
We are so happy for you! God bless.
"You can't buy happiness, but you can buy an RV. And that is pretty close."
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Old 12-23-2015, 06:11 PM   #15
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That's awesomesauce Sarah.

God Bless.
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Old 12-23-2015, 06:26 PM   #16
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Here's to continued recovery. Your blog is so honest. Thank you.
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Old 12-23-2015, 06:27 PM   #17
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Great news, I'm sure you will be sleeping better- hope you have great Holidays. Once you start full timing, if you make it up this way ( we live in Nova Scotia) you'll have to look us up.
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Old 12-23-2015, 06:30 PM   #18
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Great news and hope to see you on the road!
Jan and Paul
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Old 12-23-2015, 07:47 PM   #19
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Such good news Sara! Love your great attitude and positive outlook. Hope to see you in 2016!
Steve and Debbie
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Old 12-23-2015, 07:57 PM   #20
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Congrats! Thoroughly enjoy reading your blog - you have a most excellent style of writing.

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