4b. though today has brought loads of new information, a number and a letter don't define me. I am the same rylie I was yesterday, and the same rylie I was 6 months ago. to keep everyone updated, I will be headed to texas children's hospital on thursday afternoon after getting several xrays of my chest here in round rock.
stage 4b of hodgkin's lymphoma: "4" MEANING THAT I have wide spread active cancer cells throughout my lymphatic system. "b" meaning that I have secondary symptoms rather than primary symptoms.
though my world has been rocked once again, the lord is ever present in my circumstances. my mind and my body are just as strong as they were yesterday.