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Chemo.2 – The Eve of The FINAL Chemo Infusion July 2016

Great news…  since Tim got fluids last Tuesday he has been feeling sooooo GOOD!  The fluids definitely helped him and it seems that this new medicine has kicked in and is helping him to put some weight on!!!!  Yay…  so

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Tonight I Have A Sad Heart… May 2016

Ahhhh, tonight – all I can see and feel is sadness.  Actually, I can’t see because the tears are blurring everything.  I hate this.  I hate days like today.  It has been a rough one.  I still chose to be

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It is a gray, gloomy, rainy day outside – and inside of me April 2016

I am beyond sad today.  The thought of not having Tim with me through the “golden years” is so paralyzing.  We’ve worked so hard to be good people, be good friends/neighbors, to support our family, to have a nice home and to

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Chemo.2 Round #1 – April 2016

We will start Chemo this Thursday, April 21st.  We will be doing Folfox again with the addition of an Antibody called Avastin.  The purpose of the Avastin is it strangles the tumor, it shuts down the blood supply in hopes of

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04-12-2016 CT Scan Results

So the spot they radiated has not changed and isn’t as dense which is what they wanted to see therefore it appears the radiation worked. Unfortunately, there are 2 new spots that came up separate from the previous spot. We

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BE uninTIMidated talks Appendix Cancer with Dino Kay from FICKLE/93.3 – take a listen

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What NOT to say to someone facing a Cancer Diagnosis

It Will Be Okay How do you know it will be okay?  What does okay mean?  It means: satisfactory but not exceptionally or especially good.  And what does satisfactory mean?  It means:  fulfilling expectations or needs; acceptable, though not outstanding

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Such a devious, deceitful disease

worry [wur-ee, wuhr-ee] /ˈwɜr i, ˈwʌr i/ • verb (used without object), worried, worrying. 1. to torment oneself with or suffer from disturbing thoughts; fret. Life right now you would think, in the space that we are in with Tim

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The Truth About Doctors Who Work For Insurance Companies

Hot off the press…  Laurie Johnson Todd, the Insurance Warrior… Truth About Drs Who Work For Insurance Companies_LJT Article

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