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The Last Chemo Session

Hi all, I’m so sorry it’s been so long since my last post. A lot has happened. I am going to break up the information in to several posts however, because I feel that this will be the best way … Continue reading

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Quick Update on Mom’s CA-125

Hi family & friends! I intend on posting info on Mom’s 5th chemo session (which was yesterday) and additional information on Mom’s genetic test. BUT I just wanted to get out a bit of great news!! Mom’s CA-125 was at … Continue reading

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Chemo #4, Neuropathy, Supplements, Daily Activities

On December 19th, just one day after Mom’s 79th birthday – we made our way through a snowstorm to her 4th chemo session. The day was pretty routine and everything went really smooth: (1) They put Mom’s IV line in … Continue reading

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How will we track Mom’s cancer after treatment?

Hi all, I’ve been wanting to post this information for some time, but was waiting for just a bit more data and understanding. The big questions is: How will we track Mom’s cancer after treatment? Basically, the same way she … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2012

Thanksgiving this year was wonderful! Tom & Sarah hosted a beautiful meal for our entire family! Mom came and was there much longer than any of us suspected! She looked gorgeous, gobbled a ton of great food and we all … Continue reading

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Chemo Session #3 is really #2 – TREATMENT IS IN FULL SWING!

Hi everyone, Mom’s chemo session on November 8th went really smooth, well, minus the IV. They had a really tricky time putting in her IV. They finally brought in the “picc team” – who use an ultrasound to find a … Continue reading

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The Climb, Reflections 2012 by London Gay

Sweet London created a video for a project in school. She dedicated it to her Omi. Be sure and pause the video so you can read the written reflection at the beginning of the video (it’s also posted below the … Continue reading

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Judi Dench move over!

Well, as Mom always does, she makes the best of what’s happening! So, instead of feeling sorry for herself, as her hair slowly and steadily falls out…she decided to get a super sassy haircut – similar to Judi Dench. Except… … Continue reading

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Weight loss and steroids

As you can all imagine, Mom has lost a lot of weight. She weighed in, just before surgery, at 126 pounds and on November 2nd, she weighed 102 pounds – her lowest weight yet.. Losing twenty-four pounds has made a … Continue reading

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Mom’s 2nd Chemo went well…

Hi everyone, Mom’s chemo was actually postponed from 10/17 to 10/18 and for various reasons. She went it to Huntsman at 11am on 10/18 and left just over 5 hours later. She is now on two different chemo drugs: Carboplatin … Continue reading

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