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
For this first year after treatment scans are scheduled every 3 months. We just finished the 2nd set of those.
An unfortunate reminder of the lingering effects of cancer popped up on the playground.
A too-long post about how mom is feeling about upcoming scans
A month ago today we celebrated Joanna’s NED status with her bell ringing at the Jimmy Everest Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases in Children. Yay for celebrations! So, I thought I’d take a moment to give a bit of an update about how things are going. This means we’re one month closer to that… Continue reading It’s been a month
This is Joanna’s creation, inspired by our viewing of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade on TV this morning. The goldfish she created and stitched last year is suspended by a bouquet she made by combining balloons she received from several friends to celebrate her bell ringing. It’s pretty encouraging to see her putting her creativity… Continue reading Fun!
Really rough moments at the end of treatment scans.
Last week was the last scheduled chemo. Just blood work today.
Yay for celebration fudge!
There are just 4 more weeks left in the 24 week plan to treat Joanna’s cancer! Now, 24 weeks isn’t the whole plan, there were lots of appointments and 5 surgeries before that countdown started. And, once it’s done there will scans each three months for awhile, and then more scans, just spread out a… Continue reading Four More Weeks