the “paperwork”

oh, the drama of the admin side of getting through cancer treatment. Today it hit hard.

Girl Scout Cookies 2023

There were quite a few things that Joanna had to pause during her cancer treatment. To give her the best shot at staying as healthy as possible, we were pretty isolated for the year that her immune system was compromised (or wiped out) by the treatment. However, one thing she was able to keep doing… Continue reading Girl Scout Cookies 2023

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$1,000

This one is pretty cool! My dad’s family decided to start a new tradition at Christmastime. Instead of a traditional gift exchange with each other, they brought wrapped presents and had an auction amongst themselves. Since he’s the oldest, he was the first to select the recipient. So, he called us! We’ve been thankful for… Continue reading $1,000

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One Year

A rambling collection of thoughts as we’ve hit the one year post-treatment point.

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Yay!

A friend brought us ribs today. It was awesome!

Scan Eve

Tomorrow is “scan day” it’s been 3 months since our last scans, so it’s time. This is the one year post-treatment batch. So, we get to add some lab work to the mix. For days now we’ve been a bit out of sorts. No, worrying about it doesn’t help -but trying to pretend it isn’t… Continue reading Scan Eve

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A Hard Season

Sometimes admitting and sharing the hard stuff helps. This is me doing that. Skip over this one if you don’t want to read about hard stuff 🙂

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Planning a trip

We’re planning a road trip! We have been accepted to attend a Lighthouse Family Retreat at St. Simons Island, GA next month. These are for families within a year of treatment for pediatric cancer. They have some planned activities and some free time for families to relax. There is scheduled time each morning for the… Continue reading Planning a trip

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