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Melissa George Breast Cancer Fight

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Raised by 10 people in 5 months
Created March 17, 2018
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This is Melissa (Lisa) George, my mother-in-law. She just turned 51 and got quite the surprise for her birthday. She was diagnosed with breast cancer. At first, she didn't think it would be bad, but after extensive testing, she was officially diagnosed with Stage IV Metastatic Breast Cancer on March 16, 2018. Melissa is a fighter, but she needs assistance with this fight. 

Fortunately, some of her medical bills will be covered by the medical plan she is on with the local clinic. However, because of limited funds, much of it, she will have to pay for herself. this includes medications, over the counter medical needs, equipment to help her through recovery and the chemo/ radiation process, as well as other things along the way. The main thing that she is going to have to pay for is the chemotherapy and radiation treatments. 

Along with this, she will not be able to write through much of it, which is how she makes a living and since her husband will be with her through the journey, he will not be able to work as much either. So, this journey will take a toll on their coin purse and on what is going into it. 


5 Facts About Melissa

1. Melissa and Marty got married at 17. They now have a 33-year-old son, a 7-year-old grandson, a 4-year-old granddaughter, and a slew of dogs that call them mom and dad. 

2. Melissa is an author. Her first book was written to help her cope with the paranormal events of her life and to help others that may be going through the same thing. As her career continued, she has been able to help write others' stories to help them deal with the paranormal events of their own lives. 

3. Melissa has fought to bring awareness to male breast cancer for years. 

4. Melissa is an advocate for those who cannot speak for themselves- whether that is animals, babies, the elderly, and even special needs children and adults. 

5. Melissa helps to homeschool her two grandchildren and help them get a well-rounded education. 

Throughout her journey, so far, Melissa has tried her best to stay positive, encourage others, and prepare herself the best she can. Her relationships with God and her family has already flourished and I am sure the best is to come.  Plus, her family still needs her! 


Other Ways You Can Help: 

1. Share this campaign on social media. 

3. Use #TeamLisa - we would love to see a photo of you with #TeamLisa- that would mean so very much to her. 

4. Comment below and send well wishes to Melissa 

5. Would you like to send Lisa a note of encouragement? Contact me for ways you can do this. 

6. Melissa and her family could use all the prayers and positive thoughts you can send our way.

If you would like to follow along Melissa's journey, be sure to follow her blog: With Sweet Tea. 

Thank you for any and everything! Every penny, share, comment, and prayer is appreciated. 


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On April 24, 2018, Melissa (Lisa) had her first chemo treatment and it knocked her for a loop. She was not expecting the reaction that came. Melissa had no energy, could not eat, had no energy, was physically sick, and had an allergic reaction. To anyone looking on, Melissa looked like a zombie. It was scary and the whole family thought we were watching the chemo take her out. She realized that chemo was not an option for her. Now, she is finally starting to feel like herself.

The next step is her surgery to remove the lump and possibly her lymph nodes. After this surgery, she will know the next steps.

We ask you to pray that the surgery takes care of it and she will be in the clear. Thank you for your positive thoughts, well wishes, prayers, thoughts, and donations on this journey.
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Melissa (Lisa) finally got to get her first round of chemotherapy and it was a doozy. She was scheduled to be there for her second treatment this coming Tuesday but will be meeting with the doctor this week instead to discuss the possibility of a different treatment plan. This chemotherapy treatment was pretty rough on her body. We just wanted to update you and wish all of you wonderful mothers out there a wonderfully happy Mothers' Day.
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I wanted to take a moment to update everyone on how Melissa (Lisa) is doing. First of all, we all, including Melissa, want to thank you for your generosity and sharing. This is a really difficult time and you guys are making such a difference. Each and every one of you are blessings.

Melissa got her port so she could start chemo and was all prepared. There was one thing left to do- she shaved her head so that she lost it on her terms and not on Cancer's terms. Feeling in control has made a huge difference with her.

After this, when her chemo was scheduled, she showed up twice for treatments and had to reschedule because of her port and because an ECG was never scheduled. She got an ECG and her heart is fine. She's had the port tested and it is fine, so she goes back April 24th to try chemo again. Please continue to pray for her to have strength. This port is really giving her a hard time.

Again, thank you for sharing and for donating. Thank you for following along and God bless you all.
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