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Today I had to say goodbye....
Tuesday, November 26, 2013      7 comments

This morning, at 5:15 a.m., my Mark was released from all the pain and suffering of this world into the loving arms of Jesus. His passing was a beautiful moment that I will cherish always. I find great comfort knowing that he knew how deeply he ... Read more
and here we go again.... :(
Sunday, November 10, 2013      1 comments

I am trying to find the gratitudes in this..... but won't even try to pretend... it is not easy.... Mark had an oncology appointment this past Thursday. She took one look at his chest, got on the phone, made the earliest possible appoint... Read more
I've fallen and I can't get up!!! ACK!
Friday, November 01, 2013      2 comments

SO.... October is behind us... and it was a tough month... quite possibly the toughest one yet... We finished radiation, but the burns he experienced after this round were just horrific. We've gone thru tubs of silvadene trying to give him... Read more
Round two of radiation is DONE.
Saturday, October 12, 2013      5 comments

Well it's been awhile since I posted on this blog. This past week has been nothing short of crazy. It's showing and it's affecting my schedule! ACK! Mark started showing signs of serious skin breakdown about a week or so ago. They had ... Read more
Five Days Later.....
Friday, September 20, 2013      2 comments

Well I started at the new Curves location on Monday. I made it every single day this week! YAY! I don't know if tomorrow morning will work yet or not, but time will tell. I just know I feel GOOD. =) Scale is moving again and I'm looking forw... Read more
So much on my mind......
Tuesday, September 17, 2013      2 comments

Well I DID IT! =) I emailed Jenny @ my previous (see that *previous*) ;) Curves location and told her that due to circumstances I need to transfer and wanted to let her know first. Linda (her manager) called me later that morning and of... Read more
Long week.... gotta get some things figured out here....
Saturday, September 14, 2013      2 comments

Well it's Saturday and I've been to curves exactly ZERO times this week. That is NOT good. Knowing it would be a challenge with things changing at home, I took the initiative and broke out some old Richard Simmons DVD's and am doing them sever... Read more
Running running running....
Wednesday, August 28, 2013      1 comments

But not like.... *running* running. =) Not yet anyway.... Yesterday started the pallative radiation. When signing the release of information to get the PET scan report for the chiropractor, they decided to let us carry a copy out. Means ... Read more
Round Two starts on Tuesday....
Sunday, August 25, 2013      2 comments

Wow.... they'll be starting him on round two of radiation on Tuesday. This will be to hopefully shrink the larger problem at this time that is sitting on a nerve and in the bone. That should relieve some of the pain, also should give him back... Read more
overwhelmed? nahhhhh.... what's that? =)
Thursday, August 22, 2013      3 comments

WOW. First.... saw oncologist. Had MRI this morning. The oncologist changed the MRI to be of his brain rather than his shoulder. Want to be sure no cancer cells decided to take up residence there... Another long wait for results.... ... Read more
and we got the call.....
Tuesday, August 20, 2013      3 comments

Thankfully Mark was sleeping so I was able to have a very frank discussion with the radiation oncologist. The cancer is showing up in his lymph nodes and in the collar bone, if I understood him right. They still want the MRI done on Thursday f... Read more
It's been awhile.... =)
Tuesday, August 20, 2013      2 comments

Good morning and HAPPY TUESDAY! =) It's been awhile since my last blog... so here's an update of what's been going on in my world.... =) Well I got done with summer classes. Thank goodness! I so needed the break. I was happy to find... Read more
and what to my wondering eyes should appear?????
Monday, July 22, 2013      5 comments

This little guy hopped out of my garage while we were sitting on the back patio... I snuck around the garage to take a picture. =) Then as I was sitting on the back ... Read more
Just another manic Monday.....
Monday, July 22, 2013      4 comments

Good morning and HAPPY MONDAY!!!! =) For those on my SS BLC team, this might be repetitive. Sorry! =) The last several weeks have just been INSANE at my house. Between Curves, appointments and school, I feel like I don't have enough h... Read more
not much to say today.....
Wednesday, July 10, 2013      4 comments

Woke up with a headache and fought it most of the day. Got to curves and did my workout. Got home. Shower and ready for appointments. Good breakfast. Got Mark to VA for labs, then oncologist. Went well. Platelets down to 41,000 toda... Read more

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