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Moving in FIVE days!
Saturday, December 03, 2016      16 comments is a strange feeling to look forward to something and work toward a goal for so long and then have it happen so quickly at the end. ... Read more
Countdown to moving day
Monday, November 21, 2016      17 comments

We are so fortunate to have already done so much of the moving as we prepped and staged the condo for sale this past year (and a half, actually!). And, also, how lucky to have had the empty new house to move things to (decided in April to buy... Read more
Happy, happy, happy!
Tuesday, November 15, 2016      17 comments

So glad to have some good news to share for a change! emoticon Number son has been feeling a bit ... Read more
Three weeks in
Saturday, November 05, 2016      18 comments

My dear son Patrick, father of my three young grands, is halfway through his second round of chemo for stage IV colon cancer. It is much more difficult than he was led to believe and he is quite sick despite strong anti-nausea meds and medical... Read more
Maybe I should buy a lottery ticket today!
Saturday, October 22, 2016      19 comments

I kept hitting it big time on my sparkpoints today...and I haven't even exercised yet. You may know what a little spark points junkie I am! ... Read more
A great day
Tuesday, October 18, 2016      17 comments

DS started chemo yesterday for his advanced colon cancer. He will go every other week for 4-5 hours for infusion and leave with a dose attached to his port that he will wear for another 48 hours. He woke up feeling well today...if it is wish... Read more
A glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel
Thursday, October 13, 2016      17 comments

My DS and my wonderful DIL went to Dana Farber in Boston yesterday and felt very reassured by the team of oncologists they met with. He has stage IV colon cancer which has spread to his liver. He is only 46 so has never had a colonoscopy. ... Read more
Taking each day as it comes
Saturday, October 01, 2016      12 comments

Both Patrick and Jean reiterated to my dear man and I that the oncologist said this is not a death sentence but a problem to be solved. They, and we, are living our lives in just that way. Not ignoring it, no, not possible, but living our li... Read more
Devastating news
Friday, September 30, 2016      23 comments

Upon further testing, it appears my son's colon cancer has spread. There Is some some cancer in his liver. They have postponed the radiation for now, doing further testing locally, then sending him to Dana Farber in Boston. This is terribl... Read more
Cautiously optimistic
Tuesday, September 27, 2016      13 comments

Pat's oncologist advised he and Jean to think of this (colon cancer) as a problem to be solved rather than a disease and that they have an entire team on their side. They are giving him some strong pain meds that are not narcotics and not addi... Read more
Will know more today
Monday, September 26, 2016      13 comments

The docs were able to bump up DS's oncology appointment to today so he will have a more specific schedule and course of treatment. ... Read more
Life is a roller coaster....need some sparklove!
Friday, September 23, 2016      24 comments

I have said it before and I will say it again... you just cannot predict the twists and turns of life... you cannot control all that happens, no matter how hard you try. Sorry...just not possible. If you are lucky, and often luck is all ... Read more
My selfish, selfish man!
Thursday, September 08, 2016      18 comments

My dear man knows I am low carbing, quite happily and successfully, I might add. emoticon So, what does he do t... Read more
How thoughtful!
Saturday, September 03, 2016      11 comments

My grandkids' day care provider (since Lucy was a baby, although she doesn't get to go there very often any more) is such a thoughtful person. I have never heard any of the children ever say one bad word about her. She plans little age appro... Read more
A slight correction...
Saturday, August 27, 2016      1 comments my anniversary blog.... We have spent 48 years making all of Each Other's dreams come true! emoticon ... Read more

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