In this heartfelt story, a young couple married only three months had their lives changed drastically when Cortney developed a second growth in her armpit, second to the one which had been in her neck for years. At a very young twenty-six years old, she was diagnosed with a slow growing lymphatic cancer known as Hodgkins Lymphoma.
A long term, chemotherapy cocktail is the ‘only thing that will cure’ Cortney’s cancer, her oncologist stated and when she and her husband Kevin learned of the high infertility rates and toxicity associated with the treatment, they focused their energies elsewhere.
Kevin went into protection mode, devoting all time and energy to finding an alternative method of treating her cancer. Cortney says she was negative and defensive, ‘one of the other side’ (more…)