Miracles and a New Life

Miracles and a New Life

My journey stared in early November 2021 when I noticed some symptoms…I felt tired, had some unexpected weight loss, and my skin was itchy and slightly yellow.  My first miracle was early detection, which doesn’t often happen with pancreatic cancer but, the tumor grew...
A Hope for More

A Hope for More

Friends tell their story: When Jason came to Pacific Stair over a decade ago from, dare I say it, Ohio, we really didn’t see a path forward with him fitting in.  Little did we know just how well Jason would fit in, he became family very quickly.  It did not take...
Live YOUR Minutes

Live YOUR Minutes

In February of 2016 I would stand on the beach of Kauai,  with my son Jonathan, and watch a magnificent storm roll in. The grey clouds appeared over the ocean out of nowhere, chased us down on the beach and poured on us as we ran through the chickens and sand to get...
A Lonely Feeling

A Lonely Feeling

My cancer journey began in November 2019. I had worked many years for Costco Wholesale and I was thinking about retiring. I wanted to take advantage of my insurance benefits before I left the company. I had all of my yearly medical appointments scheduled. As soon as...
Listen to your BODY

Listen to your BODY

Hello Future Cancer Survivors. My Family and I have been on this journey since February 2020. Of course, the cancer started before then, but I was stupid. I didn’t listen to signs my body was giving me. I just assumed it was what I called “old man...
Can’t Steal My JOY

Can’t Steal My JOY

In early 2019, I found a lump in my left breast. I panicked. It came out of nowhere. I quickly made an appointment and within a week I was getting a mammogram. My mammogram came back clear, but because there was an obvious lump I was referred to have an ultrasound. I...