September 3, 2016

Update on Carol, 7/19/16

July 19, 2016

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Carol finished her last round of proton therapy last week, and everything went very well. She did not encounter many side effects besides some chafed skin and a sore windpipe. We are so thankful for this amazing new technology! We went to the doctor yesterday, and were hoping to hear something concrete, specifically which systemic treatment […]

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Scorn, No. Alarm, Yes.

June 23, 2016

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We shouldn't scorn others because their opinion differs from our own. But the difference between scorn and genuine alarm is a matter of perspective and experience.

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The Start of Treatment

June 18, 2016

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***A very happy birthday to our youngest daughter! An update as Carol gets ready to start treatment:*** Thanks to everyone who gave to the GoFundMe fundraiser – we were able to exceed our goal of $20,000 in less than two weeks! Carol and I are so humbled and encouraged by your generosity and support. All […]

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An Update and a Request for Help

June 8, 2016

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***An update (6/14/16): the proton center has agreed to cover the costs of ALL of Carol’s treatments! Thank God for his incredibly faithful provision. We are still raising funds to cover the costs of chemosensitivity testing and out of pocket health insurance costs – thank you friends!*** Carol had a second, more comprehensive biopsy two weeks […]

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Getting Re-Started

May 20, 2016


***Hi everyone, I’m going to use my old blog as a way to keep everyone up to date on how Carol is doing since her cancer recurrence. I always wondered what it would take for me to blog again, and now I have an answer! Here’s where things stand right now:*** Up to this point, Carol’s triple […]

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My New Blogging Home!

September 22, 2014


My dear, dear readers: Thank you so much for your support these past few years.  I feel like each of you has journeyed with me through some of the formative years and experiences of my life, and for that I am deeply thankful.  Quite frankly, this blog would have been nothing without each and every […]

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