A Las Vegas newspaper openly reveals to the world how it has transitioned from a future mother to a cancer patient.
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"I was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer that is caused by an unusual pregnancy," Veles wrote on Facebook and Instagram. "It's extremely complicated, so I'll try to make it easy."
this mother of two said she had suffered a molar pregnancy.
"This is a pregnancy that is not viable – meaning the fruit has never been formed – but instead of spontaneously bearing … the pregnancy continues to grow and produce invasive tissue." Veles explained.
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Some signs of molar pregnancy include vaginal spotting or bleeding and nausea and vomiting.
"In some very rare cases, tissues can become cancer and spread to other organs in the body," Veles continued. "That's exactly what happened to me. No good reason … just unlucky dumb luck. "
Fortunately, the form of Veles cancer is treatable, she explained.
" My doctors have every reason to believe that I will be free and clear at the end of it, "Veles writes." I am so grateful for this and that is what I choose to focus on. "
However, to kill cancer, Veles has to" go through aggressive chemistry, "she explained.
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"I probably lose my hair and experience other side effects of chemo – but it's all temporary."
his first two treatments this week. The total number of rounds depends on how long it takes the tissue to disappear, "Veles continued.
"Again this is a very vague explanation of what has happened to me over the last 3 months. There's a lot more to it … but the important part again … is that it is treatable. "
While undergoing treatment, Veles remains positive.
] "My spirits are good for the most part thanks to our incredible support system and strong faith. I appreciate all the posts … messages … thoughts and prayers from all of you so far. It's hard for me to answer right now. but I have seen every one of them and that means the world to us. "
" I look forward to coming back healthy and strong. "
Along with the message , Veles shared a moving photo of himself and his mother sharing a tight hug after "making it through my first chemo day."
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"I know it looks sad … but I don't see it that way. I look at it as a military hug. One step closer to the end, "Veles added.
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" Today we had to make the decision to surgically treat and clean the part of the tissue that causes the bleeding. It was a little difficult decision as there is some risk that can delay the chemo, but fortunately, this does not it happened and everything went well. "
" The bleeding will slow down a lot and I could manage to let the chemo do everything. “