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Mitzi Bault shares a heart-felt thank you

"I have learned that we are not promised a minute. Donít put anything off for tomorrow is not a given..."

By Mitzi Bault

This is a thank you note to everyone for all the special care, calls, notes, prayers and food. Those of you who know me, know that I've been battling cancer for over a dozen years.

I've been told I have only weeks to live more times than I can count. That message has once again been given to me in 2020 when recently I was hospitalized again.

I didn't expect to wake up, nor become able to communicate again, nor be able to sit up, or even stand again. But very slowly I find I can. I'm beginning to eat a little and gaining a bit of weight back.

I can taste again. I'd like to give a special shout out to Patty Edwards at Liberty Road Diner for the best homemade mashed potatoes, ham beans and hoecakes I've ever tasted. So good!!

Some days I feel good and some days I canít get up. Some days I question if I'm doing the right thing by letting go of Chemotherapy.

Basically, life now is one precious day - really, one hour - at a time. We are not promised a minute.

Here's something I've learned - donít put anything off. Give your gifts and thanks while you can - and that's what I'm doing now in this message of gratitude to every one of you. Thank you!
- Mitzi Bault, McKinley Lane, Columbia, KY

This story was posted on 2020-10-18 13:22:16
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