Colonoscopy #14

May 18, 2019 | Danielle | Colon Cancer | 2

Hi friends! So sorry it’s been awhile since I told you about the latest on my medical carousel. I appreciate how many of you jumped in to offer support after my last colonoscopy when I didn’t get the news I wanted. And then, tons more support came in when I was making surgery decisions, getting…

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Taking surgery advice (and embracing the bowel diary)

February 16, 2019 | Danielle | Colon Cancer | 2

It’s been a few months since I wrote a health update. Partly because I launched Unexpected: 25 advent devotionals and fully embraced it. (Which, if you supported this project, thank you! It sold over 800 books and is helping fund my friend Doc’s missionary travels!) A few other reasons I’ve not written an update include…

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J-Pouch vs Ileostomy (Big Surgery Decisions)

November 16, 2018 | Danielle | Colon Cancer | 10

I met with a new colorectal surgeon this week at KU Cancer Center and discussed my latest colonoscopy and how I was considering a j-pouch vs ileostomy. I liked him a lot. He was smart and asked good questions. I challenged myself to set an appointment with a new doctor to get a new opinion.…

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