Thursday, November 29, 2018

I Feel Alive

The last several months have been surreal.

I’ve typed it out several times now in different ways and every time feels like it’s missed the mark. So let me try again.

I feel alive.

I don’t have cancer. My arthritis is managed. My brain is functioning fogless.

And I feel alive.

Let’s talk about answered prayers for a moment. There are so many of you who have taken my name before the throne of God and begged for healing, begged for treatments, begged for life.

God heard you. God healed, treated, and restored.

I know it doesn’t always happen that way, but against all odds it did this time. I don’t know why other than to say that I am totally aware that I am not the one in control of my life, and I’d like to keep it that way. I’ve seen the parts of my story that I did not plan have the most impact on people because clearly God is at work.

It’s a miracle and a gift and a blessing just to be alive and I do not take that for granted.

This spring I was able to go to NY and film a little ditty for the Conquer Cancer Foundation with my amazing oncologist. Turns out that little ditty is running on a national TV ad campaign right now, so you may see it while you watch your Hallmark Christmas favorites! This was a humbling experience for me. I was on 20mg of prednisone when we filmed, so my face was puffy and I had gained weight and all the horrible things that happen when you’re on prednisone for 4 months. And in those 4 months that I’d rather be hiding in my RV than showing my puffy face, CCF decides they want to put me on camera and then on national TV. That’s some humble pie right there. I’m glad I did it though. I think it was one of the braver things I’ve ever done, deciding that the message was more important than what people think of me and how I look. It’s had a lasting effect on my heart, which was healing in a way all by itself. Maybe all brave things are healing.

We moved into our house in September, and it is amazing! It has doors and rooms and a dishwasher and a full-sized tub (coming from an RV those things are most important)!! It’s off the main road in Fairview in the middle of nowhere across the creek in the forest and I LOVE IT. This house is the answer to a prayer I didn’t know I was praying. It brings us so much peace and calm, and others say it does the same for them. It is our place of constant healing and hospitality that we plan to share with others for many years to come. A true gift from God. I am so thankful.

That’s it for now, but there’s more to come!


  1. The new house is so beautiful...and I still cry everytime I watch your conquer cancer add...every time!

  2. Brittany you are God's perfect plan. His story alive in you and I'm so privileged to witness his amazing Grace and for that I'm thankful for you.

  3. It's so good to hear from you! God has been so faithful to you and your family. Your house is pretty and I can't wait to see more pictures.

  4. As a sign of gratitude for how my wife was saved from BREAST CANCER, i decided to reach out to those still suffering from this.
    My wife suffered cancer in the year 2013 and it was really tough and heartbreaking for me because she was my all and the symptoms were terrible, she always complain of nipple discharge , and she always have pain during sexual intercourse. . we tried various therapies prescribed by our neurologist but none could cure her. I searched for a cure and i saw a testimony by someone who was cured and so many other with different types of cancer, and they left the contact of this doctor who had the cure to breast cancer . I never imagined breast cancer. has a natural cure not until i contacted him and he assured me my wife will be fine. I got the herbal medication he recommended and my wife used it and in one months time she was fully okay even up till this moment she is so full of life. cancer. has a cure and it is a herbal cure contact the doctor for more info on on how to get the medication. Thanks for reading my testimony.