DuckyStrong! – Smooth as glass paddling against cancer
Where Ducky Needs YOUR Help Defeating Cancer!
As many of you may already know, I, Nick (aka Ducky) was diagnosed with cancer under the tongue and along his neck on December 13, 2019.
On Thursday, January 16, 2020 I received the results of the biopsy and confirmed it is metastatic squamous cell carcinoma.
What makes this worse is that just before Thanksgiving, I lost my job and health insurance to help cover any costs that I am incurring as I go through this medical journey to defeat cancer.
Just WHO is Ducky?
Ducky is the nickname given to me from Wendy (seen on the left) shortly after we started talking and dating long distance.
The picture you see at the top of the screen is a cross stitch pattern that I made for my mother as a gift, and I took a picture to send to Wendy. She started calling me Ducky shortly after that, and it stuck.
Wendy and I have known each other since we met in the 3rd grade, but didn't start dating until we were both 50!
P.S. This is the first picture of us together. Don't we look cute?
Folks, I need your help.
You see, I cannot speak very well because of where the cancer is located.
Currently, there is a lump under the right side of my tongue that makes my words sound very mumbled, and the cancer seems to be along the right side of my throat, constricting the vocal cords as well.
Makes it difficult to do any type of job interview, and frankly, who would hire someone that may have to go into the hospital shortly after being hired because of cancer?
How can you help?
Obviously, your prayers, good thoughts, and well wishes are welcome, and those should always be first.
But perhaps you want to do more than just pray (although prayer is powerful, and 'just praying' is a powerful start), and want to help monetarily or even fulfill a wish.
Click on the Decals button if you want to buy one or more of my decals. I will also have a way to contact me should you want custom work. I do custom vinyls and can help you with marketing.
(COMING SOON)Click on the Wood Signs button if you would like one of my wood signs, hand made and hand painted by me. I can also do custom work, so contact information will be available.
Click on the Amazon button if you want to help but don't want to spend any extra money. If you go through this, a percentage of your purchase will go towards helping us, at no additional cost to you. Please keep in mind, if you participate in the Amazon Smile program, this won't work for you. But, if not, please consider going through this link.
(COMING SOON)Do you have an interest in woodworking? Or perhaps just getting tools to DIY things around the house? Click on the DIY Starter Kit button to get the basics going for your home. By clicking on this, a percentage of your purchase will go towards helping us, with no extra cost.
Do you want to fulfill a wish? I have put together a list of things that I am wishing for if you feel inclined to do that. Please click on the Wish List button to see what is on my wish list!
Do you just want to donate? We can appreciate that as well. While all the above helps me stay busy, I will also gladly accept donations for you to help out. Please click on the Donate Thru Paypal button below to be taken to Paypal to complete the donation, and thank you in advance for doing so.