Sometimes the toughest fight is not knowing the battle you’re up against. Bethany Palmer shares her story of how she fought and won the battle against breast cancer. Her revelations will stir your heart and impact your world.
Bethany Palmer is a wife to her husband Scott for 20 years, and mom to their two boys. Together, Bethany and Scott are known as “The Money Couple”.
As an author, speaker, being featured on national TV and radio shows, Bethany has dedicated her life to helping couples bring their love and money together. The battle of relationships.
The greatest battle she fought was her diagnosis with breast cancer. God did a mighty work in her life!
“God is good ALL the time.” ~ Bethany Palmer
Enjoy the multitude of topics discussed including the Colorado Incline, red hair, NYC photo shoot, mammograms, and milestones!
- 20th Anniversary
- The Incline
- Breast Cancer & family
- Annual MRI
- The Call
- The Slip
- Ripped Rotator Cuff
- Out of body experience
- Stage 3
- Red hair
- Conversations with boys
- Badge of honor
- Fighter vs. Victim
- Philippians 4:6-7
- NYC photo shoot
- The HUGE bag & taxi
- My almost death
- Wigs & hats
- The sewn hat
- Spouse support
- PET Scan
- Thyroid removed
- Prayers & meals
- Double masectomy
- Tumor markers
- Money & Marriage
- 4 Stages of Breast Cancer
- her2 positive
- her2 negative
- 12x under anesthesia
- I feel like a woman!
- Sex life
- The journey
- I love life!
- Love & generosity
- 1 out of 8
“I don’t want to be part of the pink club.” ~ Bethany Palmer
Quotes and statements within the interview:
“I did the Colorado incline and we celebrated our 20th anniversary.”
“I was a really healthy person.”
“They called me back in to get another one.”
“It actually came back positive.” ~ by doctor
“Matter of fact, you have eleven tumors.” ~ by doctor
“Here we are up in Oregon on a family vacation and we’re supposed to then, you know, I’m supposed to grapple with the fact that I have cancer.”
“And so that’s kind of the thing that goes in my mind, I wasn’t the cancer type.”
“God is good ALL the time; I just have to remember that.”
“So it was a whirlwind. And that was the start of our journey.”
“I wasn’t really connecting with what was really going on.”
“I’m gonna like have chemo, and it’s like my hair is gonna be gone.”
“One thing I’ve learned is that everybody has their own journey and you’ve got to allow people to have their own journey.”
“The medicine is gonna make mommy lose her hair, but it’s not going to be forever; it’s just for a little while. And then they both just started bawling.”
“That night it all consumed me that I might not make it.”
“What chemo does is it kills all the bad but it also kills the good.”
“My almost death was on Christmas day.”
“My journey of recovery was a long, long journey.”
“They thought that every woman who didn’t have hair had breast cancer.”
“Scott was just wonderful during the whole thing. I cannot even tell you how much important it is to be a support.”
“It was the prayers of people. It was the support of people. It was the support of my husband that really got me through the whole thing.”
“It’s like getting ready to get in a car accident.”
“If you don’t feel comfortable, just break through it and just do it anyway.”
“The lymph nodes were clear of cancer which was the miracle.”
“I don’t get this sickness thing, but I’m thankful that I am here and that I can share my story.”
“Really our life here on earth is just a dot in the line of eternity.”
“So I had a lot of cancer, but it was all contained cancer.”
“Get your mammograms!”
“The best milestone was about a year ago when I was able to tell Scott, ‘You know, I really think this breast cancer thing is in my past. It’s in my history.'”
“How many body parts can you live without?”
“I’ve learned a lot about, you know, being open but at the same time not being judgmental.”
“God is constant.”
“It just is what it is.”
“And I have faith that is so strong that knows that He’s with me!”
What has your story gifted you?
“But the intensity, the realness of loving the Lord is what breast cancer has taught me.”
“He really is good ALL the time!”
“I think I’m glad it happened.”
Resources mentioned in the episode:
- Connect with Bethany Palmer
- Email Bethany Palmer
- Susan G. Komen Foundation
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/themoneycouple/
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/themoneycouple
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheMoneyCouple/
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