Mindy Westerlind Elwell Healing Through Brain Cancer Tumors

Mindy Elwell Brain Cancer Tumor Survivor photoMindy is an inspiration to all of us. She glows with health and vitality despite a diagnosis of brain cancer and unbelievably as a result of her reaction to that diagnosis.

In this interview which took place in September of 2013, Mindy shares her uplifting story of transformation as she moves through brain cancer tumors in this personal and poignant story.

She shares frustrations about receiving incorrect information from her Neuro-Oncologist, who told her to eat cheeseburgers, fries and milkshakes to help her gain weight. To gain fat and ill-health he surely meant.

Moving through cancer has produced a transformation in Mindy that she believes would not have happened otherwise: “As a result of having cancer, my personal life has improved, all my relationships, I believe are better.”

Her neurological symptoms began with speech and motor control problems. She describes the pain of realizing there was something terribly wrong and of having to tell her husband: ‘I have brain cancer.’ She says it was the hardest thing to ever leave her mouth.

Several months ago Mindy had a biopsy on one brain tumor which was never removed because of its inoperable location. MRI’s show that (more…)