￼￼￼￼￼At that moment, the word "Breast Cancer" became all too real and personal. Her life instantly changed, and so did our families.
Jenn received the news just a day before my wedding that she did in fact have breast cancer, yet still put on a smiling face like nothing phased her. That is pure STRENGTH and selflessness.
In honor of my sister and Breast Cancer Awareness, I wanted to create a GoFundMe for their family. If my sister and brother-in-law knew I was going to do this for them, they would tell me not to. But being the sister I am, I’m doing it anyways :) I know if I were battling cancer it would be a relief if my family and I did not have to think about rising medical bills to pay for. It would be an amazing gift to give Jenn and her family one less thing to think about during her journey to recovery!
Help us raise some money to make a dent in their mounting medical bills! We're hoping to raise enough to help them with this years and next years medical bills. I know that Jenn and her family would truly appreciate this after just buying a house in July. As with being first time homeowners, a lot of other unexpected expenses they encountered as well, in addition to their medical expenses. Their insurance does not cover everything, and unfortunately the cost to battle cancer does not come cheap.
Any little bit helps and is greatly appreciated from the bottom of our hearts.
Doctors thought Jenn initially had DCIS cancer of the milk ducts; after many biopsies and tests, Jenn underwent surgery for a bilateral mastectomy on October 3, 2017.
She received the unexpected news from Pathology that she did in fact have DCIS cancer, AND another type of invasive cancer that is Her2 positive. This type of cancer is more aggressive and spreads more quickly. She was lucky to have caught it when she did, and we are very thankful.
Jenn will be meeting with her oncologist week of October 23rd to discuss all the details for her chemotherapy treatments, which is expected to be a year long. She hopes to start treatment as soon as she's healed, and her drains have been removed.
After her 6th chemotherapy treatment is finished, she will begin raidiation treatments. Then 6 months after raidiation she will undergo another surgery. The hardest part for Jenn has been not being able to snuggle and play with her 20 month old daughter. She is not allowed to lift for a month after her surgery.
The road ahead isn't going to be easy, but it will all be worth it in the end, and we will be standing there right by your side fighting with Jenn.
We all appreciate the support and encouragement Jenn has received, and will try to provide any updates as they come!
All Proceeds Will Go Towards Jenn’s Medical Expenses
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