I feel. However, I do not feel self-pity. I am grateful for each day that I
open my eyes and have the ability to breath and walk upon God's
I'm Pam, a 56 year old mother and grandmother. I love my children
and grandchildren without reserve.
My heart grew heavy on February 7, 2018 when the gynecologist looked at me and said,"You have a large mass and you should be concerned." I was referred
to a gynecologic oncology doctor at Wake Forest Baptist. Twenty days later I had surgery to remove
the mass. The surgeon also removed most of my omentum. The diagnosis was Stage
III Invasive Clear Cell Carcinoma of Ovary and secondary peritoneal cancer.
My oncologist's plan is to administer 8 rounds of chemo possibly
followed by radiation. I've had one treatment. I feel nauseated and
fatigued every day. I also have fluid build-up in my torso. The presence
of fluid makes it difficult to eat and drink sufficiently.
I am currently unemployed and without medical insurance. My last
employment was with Customized Services and I cleaned at the Google facility in Lenoir, NC, a most unique and enjoyable experience. Each person
that I encountered at Google, regardless of their status, treated
me with the utmost respect. Before cleaning at Google,
I was a substitute teacher, approximately 16 years, for the Caldwell County School System. That too was an enjoyable experience.
My current debt is approximately $197,000. This amount doesn't
include my on ongoing visits to the oncologist and the ongoing blood
Please share this with your friends and family. All donations will go
directly to the hospitals and doctor's office. A grateful heart is a
magnet for miracles and my heart will be eternally grateful for each
"It is the heart that does the giving; the fingers only let go."
- Danielle Vayo
- Holly Anderson
- Christopher Estes
- Rhonda Christie
- Betty Reid
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