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Old 12-23-2015, 02:21 PM   #1
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Remission - is there a sweeter word?

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...
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Old 12-23-2015, 02:34 PM   #2
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Wonderful news. Congratulations
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Old 12-23-2015, 02:36 PM   #3
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Sweet news. Congratulations! What a great Christmas gift.

Take care and have a wonderful holiday & happy, healthy, wondrous New Year!
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Old 12-23-2015, 02:40 PM   #4
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What great news and the best Christmas present anyone could get. And we told you that you were going to be using that trailer a lot. Go get em. Loren
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Old 12-23-2015, 02:57 PM   #5
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Thanks!

Thanks so much, Thoer, Salleman, and Loren & Cathy! It's definitely a wonderful Christmas present! Having an exciting plan (travels in my little egg) has helped a lot in keeping my spirits up through all of this.
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Old 12-23-2015, 03:14 PM   #6
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Oh. My. God.

Reading your blog was profoundly moving... giving me goosebumps, tears, smiles, hope... so many emotions on so many levels.

You are a wonderful, wonderful writer. Thank you for sharing your journey.
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Old 12-23-2015, 03:21 PM   #7
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Old 12-23-2015, 03:24 PM   #8
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Thanks so much, Thoer, Salleman, and Loren & Cathy! It's definitely a wonderful Christmas present! Having an exciting plan (travels in my little egg) has helped a lot in keeping my spirits up through all of this.
Hi: Sarandipity... You are living proof that looking forward is healthier than looking back!!!
Merry Christmas to all... and to all a good site. Alf
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Old 12-23-2015, 03:47 PM   #9
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Old 12-23-2015, 04:14 PM   #10
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That's wonderful news Sara!
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Old 12-23-2015, 04:26 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, 04:35 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, 04:39 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, 06:30 PM   #14
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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.
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That's awesomesauce Sarah.


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Old 12-23-2015, 07:26 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, 07:27 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, 07:30 PM   #18
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Old 12-23-2015, 08:47 PM   #19
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Such good news Sara! Love your great attitude and positive outlook. Hope to see you in 2016!
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Congrats! Thoroughly enjoy reading your blog - you have a most excellent style of writing.
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