3 years ago

3 years ago was day 1 of chemo for our girl.

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Reminders

Saturday morning snack tasting like medicine. Some memories take a lot longer to fade.

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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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