My niece, Tracy Akers, has been coping with multiple leg surgeries over the past years, and was recently diagnosed with bone cancer in her leg. While this would be distressing to anyone, it is particularly distressing to her and those of us who love her, as she was establishing a record-breaking high school & college basketball experience. -She was so dynamic on the court that friends and family of the opposing teams would often stand to cheer her on.
Along with all the medical and physical adjustments Tracy is making, she has had to come to terms with the (ongoing) process of reinventing her dreams; and she is developing her creative writing skills, among other talents. Those who know her are incredibly inspired by how bravely she is grappling with the situation.
As a consequence of the bone cancer itself, and the required year plus of treatment, including chemotherapy, surgery, and more chemotherapy, Tracy has had to postpone finishing her college education and defer her applications for graduate school, and she will not be able to work. The funds from Tracy's Healing Fund will help Tracy and her single mom with all the incurred expenses that medical insurance does not cover.
While many living expenses can not be anticipated, we know she will need funding help with a cancer and chemotherapy restricted diet, special skin care, medications and supplements not covered by insurance, and associated expenses like the cost of hats and wigs; and gas and other car expenses for the commute to and from treatment.
Tracy and her mom appreciate donations of any amount, or monthly contributions, to help with the expenses associated with treating and recovering from bone cancer. The family also believes in the power of prayer, and appreciates all your prayers.
One of Tracy's favorite quotes is by the adventure writer, Jack London, "You can't wait for inspiration. You have to chase it with a club."
-Tracy is already mustering all her inner resources to manage this situation and to chase down inspiration and recovery, as she always has. Our family and Tracy thank you in advance, for assisting with the many financial needs to ensure her comfort and healing.
Blessings, to All! And please, do share this with others.