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4/16/21
Friday, April 16, 2021      14 comments

I have been down the last couple of days. Yesterday, Brad sent his new picture. He had been telling us how his hair has been falling out. Well his new picture, he is bald. It was like a punch in the stomach. I know that we thought this woul... Read more
4/13/21
Tuesday, April 13, 2021      14 comments

Well it is Tuesday already. Feeling great since the shot. Another non-event as for as I am concerned. Poor Frank can't catch a break with Covid. He is improving, at a very slow rate. We met them on Sunday for dinner and he really seems defe... Read more
4/10/21
Saturday, April 10, 2021      15 comments

2nd vaccine shot is history. No side effects except for a sore arm. Little sore, totally manageable. I believe I over did the leg press at therapy on Thursday. My shins are hurting at both legs. My therapist was working with another woman, ... Read more
4/7/21
Wednesday, April 07, 2021      17 comments

Well tomorrow is a big day for me. I get the second Covid vaccine. I am hoping all the folks that say the second shot is bad are wrong. I have had a few folks say that they got very ill after the second shot. But I won't lose sleep over it. ... Read more
4/6/21
Tuesday, April 06, 2021      14 comments

Well, now that the holiday is past and now is time to get back to normal. Had a great visit with the kids, They are growing so fast. I was so amazed that Emerson could read both of the Easter cards by himself. In Kindergarten no less! He rea... Read more
4/2/21
Friday, April 02, 2021      18 comments

Looking forward to this weekend. Leaving this afternoon to go to Brad's. When we facetimed last night he looked exhausted. He won't admit it. I asked him if he really wanted us to come up. Not that I didn't want to go, but I was thinking ho... Read more
3/28/21
Sunday, March 28, 2021      20 comments

Well I have tried to stay upbeat and positive all week and I was doing a good job up until I saw Brad's blog yesterday. I will just post it to let you see what brought me down. Today has been one of those days where having Stage IV cancer ... Read more
3/25/2021
Thursday, March 25, 2021      15 comments

Brad survived the first new chemo treatment. He said it had no side effects, but I noticed that his hair is so thin. I might have to honor my promise and get my head shaved. Another sad aspect of this horrible disease. This is a new treatmen... Read more
3/24/21
Wednesday, March 24, 2021      14 comments

I know I have been absent from here for a while. Things are not going that great. Taxes got us this year. Things we didn't know to prepare to start getting you Social Security while both of us are working. Government will get a big chunk of ... Read more
3/24/21
Wednesday, March 24, 2021      8 comments

I know I have been absent from here for a while. Things are not going that great. Taxes got us this year. Things we didn't know to prepare to start getting you Social Security while both of us are working. Government will get a big chunk of ... Read more
2/18/21
Thursday, February 18, 2021      11 comments

Thank you for all you kind words and prayers and well wishes for Brad. It hurts to see him write that he realizes that he could 'gain his wings'. He does everything he can for his kids, even when it hurts him to do so. I had my hard cry and ... Read more
2/17/21
Wednesday, February 17, 2021      14 comments

I will first start with Brad's latest blog. Grab a tissue you may need it. Say I Won’t: Continuing to Defy the Stage IV Cancer Statistics Journal Entry by Brad Hook — 46 minutes ago It has been quite some time since my last post with m... Read more
2/12/21
Friday, February 12, 2021      15 comments

Well today is graduation day. I graduate from home health care to regular physical therapy. I am walking well, still with some pain, but I am walking. I see the surgeon on Monday where he will remove the zipper from my leg. That is what she ... Read more
2/8/21
Monday, February 08, 2021      20 comments

Well they are telling me that I am doing well and ahead of where they expect me to be. But I can't get a good night's sleep. I will doze off for about 30 minutes then roll over on the leg and wake up. The last few days I have averaged maybe a... Read more
2/4/21
Thursday, February 04, 2021      21 comments

Was a good day! No spills or falls or mishaps. Got the wound vac taken off the incision. There is some plastic thing that looks somewhat looks like a zipper left that I have a bandage. I got cleared for the shower, but not quite ready for th... Read more

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