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I remember while Sam was in hospital, going through treatment for cancer, all those months of sadness and pain and how everyone would say how brave I was, how strong. 292 more words

Coming from behind

My son’s baseball team primarily includes kids, like him, on the younger side who are just starting to play. The team lost the first few games that they played (since he joined – I don’t know how they did before that), sometimes with scores like 15-1. 268 more words


Cycle 3: week 2

Guess it’s time to update everyone again!

So last week was my first week in a cycle of different chemotherapy. Which means the routine I’d got into of sleeping/dazing and feeling nauseous the first few days after has all changed. 511 more words

I'm A Believer

Happy Memorial Day and thank you veterans!

I don’t have anything particularly inspiring to say today so instead I will ramble a bit about politics, philosophy, and love–why not? 1,249 more words


Hatching Chickens - Holy Crap

So…….first chemo treatment was overwhelming but not so bad.  Left feeling confident and knowing this would be a breeze!  What was I worried about?

Oh yeah, hatching chickens.   399 more words

Chemo 2 day 2! And antidote 2. 

I’m back in hospital, no one panic! It’s planned. The chemo leak in my hand needs three treatments so I’m back and I have a bed, which is luxury compared to the normal chair. 382 more words


First chemo; yikes!

I didn’t know what to expect. I’d had my blood tests done a few days before and I was ready for chemo. Mom drove me to the hospital that morning. 424 more words