Sarah's Fight Against Breast Cancer
Anyone who knows Sarah also knows how dedicated she is to her health and living a natural lifestyle. Since learning of her cancer she’s on a strict “cancer-starving” diet that involves no sugar, no grains, no dairy, and very few carbs. Everything she uses in her daily life is dye free, plastic free and chemical free. From her food and what she stores it in (only glass, not plastic) to her makeup, nail polish, household products, personal care items, etc. She is strict at keeping harmful ingredients out of her body. That being said, after hearing her treatment plan she knew she had to research other options, she doesn’t want to treat cancer with chemicals and has done everything she can to avoid doing so.
After researching everything she could and hearing several different options, she has decided to take the naturopathic approach to forgo chemo for as long as possible and is receiving alternative cancer treatments at The Nova Health Naturopathic Centre in Kingston Ontario, twice a week for the next 3 months. Sarah's insurance covered the cost of her surgery, but her cancer treatments at the Nova Health Center are being paid for out of pocket, as well as her travel costs back and forth to New York City and Canada. An added expense is an extensive list of vitamins and supplements taken daily, as well as her strict diet (prescribed by her doctor). In addition to that, she has more testing and scans scheduled to determine if the cancer has spread. The downfall is that this is extremely expensive and she still has a long road ahead of her. Sarah has been unable to work due to her treatment schedule, and her husband has taken weeks off to travel to her appointments in New York City during and after surgery, and to care for both Sarah and their daughter.
During all of this Sarah has stayed upbeat and positive, determined and dedicated and the absolute strongest person I know. After putting all wedding plans on hold, unsure of what the next few months would bring, Sarah and Ted were married on September 3rd 2016, only 6 weeks after her breast surgery in New York. With only a couple weeks to plan, Sarah successfully catered her entire wedding herself, complete with a cupcake bar and her "signature" cookie favors. (She has dreams of opening her own food business someday). After going through this as a young wife and mother, Sarah has decided she wants to achieve her health and wellness certification, her passion is to help others who are going through similar situations. We think she's amazing.
Your donation will help her beat cancer, but above all else your prayers will help her even more.
Good morning Sarah and Ted :-) I just wanted to let you know that you have been in my thoughts and prayers Sarah I know this is hard to go through as young as you are I have cancer as well I've had chemo and now I'm doing radiation I hear that you are very strong woman you will get through this sometimes it won't be easy but you will get through this you have so many wonderful people that are standing behind you and ready to help you and Ted anytime you need it as well as me God will heal you I know he will please take care of yourself you have amazing friends and family you are almost to your goal for $10,000 I believe you'll go over there from what I heard you have a beautiful soul and a beautiful heart and it shines through with the beautiful people in your life... So you to please take care and now that many people are saying prayers for you and they really do work you will be fine it will be hard but you will be fine and I know you're strong enough to push through this even though I've never met you I've heard a lot about you so again please know your in my thoughts and prayers sincerely Debra toothaker