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Scan Results Aug 2017

Not the news we wanted to hear today.  The cancer spread even with the chemo.  His abdominal area and the fluid remain unchanged, which is great.  The right lung pretty much remained the same, but the left lung (where the

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Are you there God? It’s me Denise……… Jul 2017

I feel pretty darn alone right now.  I feel so darn helpless.  I am really struggling.  This damn fight is hard.  Harder than anything you might ever be able to imagine.  It is beyond difficult to see your rock crumbling.

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Wayyyyyy overdue update Jul 2017

Hello all…  I feel really terrible and realize that I am way over for providing an update.  I sincerely apologize for that. I think the last you were left with is that Tim was pushing through the side-effects of his

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We Are Hopeful………… May 2017

Our trip to Houston was good and we were surprised at what we learned.  Right out of the gate Dr. Sugarbaker says “Yes, surgery on the pleural lining of both lungs is doable”!!!!  The question following the yes was ‘so

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Crying, Believing, Trusting May 2017

Cry: 1.  to utter inarticulate sounds, especially of lamentation, grief, or suffering, usually with tears. I feel so guilty when I cry, but crying is all I can do when I’m alone.  I am constantly on the phone with people

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Scan Results Apr 2017

Thank you for your prayers. Unfortunately we did not get the news we wanted today. The one spot on the bottom of Tim’s left lung has grown and there is a new spot on the bottom of his right lung.

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5 Year Survivor-versary Apr 2017

What worried us the most 5 years ago before entering the hospital on April 1st, 2012?  I remember quite vividly what used to worry me….  Tim worried me.  Tim always worried me.  He was burning the candle on both ends

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Some days are a struggle for the emotional me…. March 2017

Shit!  It seems that there are triggers everywhere for me right now.  Today, this morning, I am sick to my stomach with memories of 5 years ago.  Sick with thoughts of what happened to our family 5 years ago, although

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Loving Every Moment… Feb 2017

Hey Guys – so it is THE END OF FEBRUARY – can you believe it?  Spring is almost here.  With the weather we have been experiencing in Upstate New York as of late, you would think Spring was already here.

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This one is for Denise… Nov 2016

Gosh how my heart aches and aches and ACHES…and then I take a deep breath, try to push it away and it aches more.  The tears they just don’t stop.  This damn kidney thing is throwing us for a loop.

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