Life with Lindy

Life with Lindy

Live life alongside a 40 year old cancer-surviving, morning news-anchoring boy mom. Lindy Thackston was getting up at 2 a.m. every day to anchor the news and chasing a 4-year-old when she was diagnosed with stage 3 colorectal cancer during the pandemic. In short, easy to listen to podcasts, she details her days and shares her life behind the camera in hopes of giving more people a fighting chance.

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April 6, 2021 15 min

Lindy's husband Chris joins the podcast to revisit how the treatment plan went off the rails and reveal what happened during Lindy's three-week memory loss. After being diagnosed with stage three colorectal cancer May 6, 2020, the original treatment plan was six weeks of daily radiation and chemotherapy pills, surgery to remove the tumor and lymph nodes, and then 12 rounds of cleanup chemotherapy. Lindy just finished round ...

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Lindy just found out her colorectal cancer tumor is stage 3 and now her medical team has come up with a treatment plan. In Life with Lindy Episode Three, she details the Xeloda chemotherapy, radiation and surgery plan and how long she made it before the plan derailed. Lindy also touches on her genetic testing and results. Be sure to catch Episodes One and Two for more on her symptoms and colonoscopy.

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March 19, 2021 5 min

Lindy details the day of her colonoscopy, how she overheard she had a tumor and what the first few days of accepting her cancer diagnosis were like. For months leading up to this day, doctors assumed she had colitis. Her colonoscopy was postponed three times due to Covid. For more on her symptoms, listen to Episode One!

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March 18, 2021 4 min

Lindy describes her symptoms leading to her colonoscopy and colorectal cancer diagnosis during the pandemic. Every doctor thought it was colitis. In less than five minutes, hear what you should look for in yourself or those you love to catch it early and have a fighting chance. Colorectal cancer screenings have dropped 90% during the pandemic.

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