Monday, March 27, 2017


  As some of you know already, I will be "going
         through the health construction zone " for a period of time. 
         I am an 8-1/2 year ovarian cancer survivor, however the 
         cancer returned with a tumor in my pelvis in Oct. 2016.

  Since then I have been receiving chemotherapy drugs plus 
          Avastin which stops the blood supply to tumors. I am
          happy to say the tumor has shrunk to where the gyn-
          colonic-oncologist surgeon is anticipating an uncompl-
          icated colon resection to remove the tumor.

(An image of the colon. Right?)

   My surgery will be Tuesday, March 28 and I will be in the hospital for a week and then an indeterminate time of recovery.

   As soon as I am able to be on my computer and 
           a clear mind to write, I will have this site up and 
           running again. Hopefully there will be no detour
           or stop signs; but only "construction complete."

   I have great faith in my gynecologic oncologist
            surgeon, his team of nurses, and most important I know
            that The Great Physician is with me every minute of
            every day. He will also be guiding the surgeons.

   I will try to keep you updated as to how my health is in
           the construction zone. I thank you for your prayers
           and support. I anticipate a beautiful road of life ahead.

    Karen Ingalls



  1. Karen, I love your positivity! I am sending you more positive thoughts and light to reinforce all efforts! Wishing a successful removal of the beast once and for all and a speedy recovery. <3 :) :)

    1. Thank you, Debby for words of encouragement and positive thoughts. They are most appreciated.

  2. Karen, you are such an inspiration. Sending prayers and hugs across the miles. XO

    1. Thank you, Natalie for your prayers and support. The surgery was successful removing the cancerous tumors, Prayers of thanks to God and my very skilled physician.

  3. Dear Karen,

    Sending lots of love your way and prayers for your recovery.


    1. M y surgery was considered a successful removal of the cancerous tumor. Thank you for your prayers...they mean a lot.