It's that will-do spirit that Salter wants to pass on to others going through the same thing she's gone through.
"That's how we do things. By the grace of God, you'll get through," she said.
Having a strong support system has made all the difference, with her husband as the rock in her life.
"I always took joy in my surroundings, the beauty and the people. I'm a positive person, so this has just solidified what I've always known. Life is what you make it."