What Do You Do?

What does one do when the time comes and the very real conversation that every parent dreads happens? How do you react when the doctor tells you what you already know? Apparently you go buy pizza. That’s what I did. I got up and left Savannah with her Ipad and took the usual route to the cafeteria where I was greeted by the staff
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Remaining Aware

Tomorrow begins September Awareness Month. A whole month dedicated to the fact that these kids get less than their full share of government research and support. (latest rumor is 4%) A full month of stories that will make us both laugh and cry in the three minutes it takes to read each story. Three minutes of thought, then we will each move on with our
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D Days

Today was a D Day. I Hate D Days. When you get as far as we have in this cancer world Decision Days are dreaded and full of anxiety about which path to choose. Thankfully, we have an amazing Doctor and Team surrounding us that made the decision before I had to explain my side and use the speech I had been preparing for
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It’s About Time

I could bore you with all the exciting things that have happened since my last update. She rode a train and got to spend some time in the mountains. She got her wig and her school supplies and spent some special time with family and friends. Blah blah blah, the most important things in life, and the happiest moments I choose to save just
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Back to School

I received an email today announcing that glorious time of one month until school starts again. This is the time where we prep and buy school supplies, new clothes and shoes. We re-hash our wonderful summer adventures and prepare for the easily forgotten routine of strict bedtimes and breakfast schedules. This year, however, I find myself approaching it with a heavy heart. Six weeks
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Some Days are Rough

Today was a rough day. Not a bad day, just a typical Monday further complicated by the finicky world that is Cancer treatment. Savannah continues to thrive, spending increasing amounts of time out and about doing all things that a six year old should do. She received her Stem Cells last Tuesday without a hitch followed by blood and platelets on Thursday. She handles
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