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Wednesday, October 28, 2020      11 comments

My what two years we have had. But my son is a constant source of pride. His cancer journey has madLast Thursday (October 22nd) was my 2 year cancerversary and tomorrow will be chemotherapy cycle #50 for me (cycle #1 was October 31, 2018). ... Read more
Tuesday, October 20, 2020      10 comments

I bet you thought I fell off the face of the earth. But I want to let you know we are hanging in there. Well we are doing as well as we can. Margaret got the cast off Friday and has a compression boot on but is still non weight bearing. She ... Read more
Friday, October 09, 2020      11 comments

I know that I am pretty quiet her on this forum. With Margaret's recovery is making my work load so much more heavy. My free time is almost non-existant. One more week and possibly a walking boot if it has healed well enough. I get an hour e... Read more
Sunday, October 04, 2020      14 comments

This has been a long weekend and I have spent a too much time inside my head. Why I continue to worry about things that are out of my control, Brad's cancer, Margaret's ankle, the messed up world we live in, all things that I should just be tr... Read more
Friday, October 02, 2020      15 comments

A couple of warnings before you read this. This is the latest posting of Brad's journey though cancer. I want to warn that there is some foul words, as he is expressing his inner most thoughts in his journal and hoping to help people realize t... Read more
Saturday, September 26, 2020      13 comments

Brad and Kati made it to NY uneventfully. It is so fortunately that she has a cousin who has a condo in NY that is not used that much. So far everything they had had an extended stay there they were able to use the condo. He called and said t... Read more
Friday, September 25, 2020      15 comments

Well this has been a challenging week. Tuesday morning, Brad called and said that he was very sick and was heading to the ER. He had been vomiting, had diarrhea and his urine looked like coke cola! Our first thought was the virus. He was test... Read more
Wednesday, September 16, 2020      18 comments

The pandemic has affected society in so many ways. I still try and be friendly, I will say hi to anyone I meet. One day, I was in Walmart, and this old couple were so sweet, barely walking, but looking like they had one glorious life. And thi... Read more
Monday, September 14, 2020      13 comments

Well it has been a very long week. And I think I am being tested in so many ways. Margaret came home the same day, drugged to the max. She spent Tuesday evening and all day Wednesday in her room. Only got up to go to the bathroom, and ate ve... Read more
Tuesday, September 08, 2020      17 comments

It 5:00 a.m. and Chris and Margaret just left for her surgery. The out patient surgery center only allows 1 person to accompany folks having surgery, and we decided he was more physically fit to assist her if needed. So here I sit worrying in ... Read more
Thursday, August 27, 2020      17 comments

Thank you for all who replied. Margaret's surgery is scheduled for Sept 8. I did postpone mine. We are private people, and the thought of having to depend on everyone for everything. I know I am a bull-headed individual. When I spoke to my ... Read more
Tuesday, August 25, 2020      12 comments

Well live is totally chaotic! Margaret can't put any weight on that ankle, can't use crutches or the walker, but thank God for the walker with wheels and a seat. I won't lie that last two days have been hard. And the dogs make it 10 time hard... Read more
Saturday, August 22, 2020      12 comments

Well, I have to say the last 2 years since my son was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. As head of the family, I am supposed to be the strong one, giving support and motivation to all. Seems we are living behind an eight ball. I am supposed to get ... Read more
Thursday, August 06, 2020      30 comments

Happy 44th Anniversary - this was us 44 years ago! this was us 4 years ago when we renewed our vows at our 40th Anniversary ... Read more
Monday, August 03, 2020      13 comments

Brad's journey is not an easy road. Today got good news and bad news. The scan they did on Sunday shows that they got all the cancer from the rectum. Also his CEA went back down which proved it was the rectal cancer that was causing that to sp... Read more

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