Health Journey Update

Getting Over My Fear Of Food


There once was a time in my life (only 9 months ago) when I paid absolutely no attention to what foods I was eating. I grew up in a home that taught the importance of the four major food groups, but didn’t really follow the guide to nutrition. As all parents I am sure, mine did the best they could with what they knew. It’s the same for all of us. We only know, what we only know. I have…

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Blog Journey Life Update

9 Months

Photo by:  Stefan Kunze

It seems like we have been doing a lot of celebrating around the Sabourin household as of late. My birthday in January. Nola’s birthday in February. Memphis’s birthday in March. Our Anniversary just yesterday. And now… Well, today it has been 9 months since the diagnosis. That’s a big deal to our little family! We are so thankful for everyday. We are grateful for all the love, and support we have been shown since day 1 – it has been…

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Health Journey Life Update

More Tough Words & Some Statistics

Photo by:  Joseph Barrientos

It is amazing to read statistics about how many people are affected by cancer. The unfortunate reality is these numbers are not accurate. What do I mean? Cancer doesn’t just affect the individual – it affects everyone and everything connected to, and attached to that individual. Maybe you have read some of the previous posts where I share about some of the struggles we face with my diagnosis? If not, you can read them here and here. The other day,…

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Family Fun

Make My Day!

New River

The other day I took River out for a bike ride around Mill Lake and then we went to fly a drone. All I can say is River is awesome! Flying a drone wasn’t too bad either. Enjoy!…

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Family Health Journey Life Story Update

Some Words Are Hard To Shake

Photo by:  Ales Krivec

It’s not everyday you are told you will only have 6 months to live if you stop taking chemo. That’s what my oncologist told my wife and I nearly 6 months ago. His words still echo in my ears. Those words hit me like a freight train. My knees buckled. What are you suppose to do with news like that? I remember leaving his office in a fog. I was confused. What just happened? What did he just say? Jamie…

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