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July 18, 2013 Mom's Birthday
Friday, July 26, 2013      6 comments

Mom (Lung Cancer Stage IV) was scheduled to come next week, however, she was having some pain and thoughts she was having a heart attack. I got her in early for a doctors appointment and we found out that her lung was full of fluid again. This... Read more
Thankful we made it to Mother's Day
Sunday, May 12, 2013      6 comments

Thankful we made it through the holidays, then Valentines Day, then kids birthdays in March, our Anniversary in April and now Mother's Day. Mom was here this past Thursday and Friday. The last time she was here, we could tell things were chang... Read more
Changes
Monday, April 29, 2013      4 comments

Wow, I know it's been a long time since I have updated my spark page. I am so thankful for all the holidays we have still been able to spend with my mom. She has done amazing, however, having chemo EVERY two weeks is quickly changing her. She... Read more
October 13, 2012 Happy Fall Ya'll
Saturday, October 13, 2012      28 comments

The past 18 months have been the most difficult time of my life. I am thankful that I have been able to do all the I have done for my parents. My mom is still here with us. She has gone through treatment for over 18 months and still surprises... Read more
Challenging Week but thankful for my sparkfreinds
Monday, March 12, 2012      5 comments

Wow, I was so touched by all the nice comments, they really helped me alot. My mothers scans went good. I became quite frustrated by three different doctors and three different reports. :( Lung looks good considering they just radiated, lung ... Read more
Almost a year.....
Thursday, March 08, 2012      45 comments

March 19th will be a year, since my mother has been diagnosed with Lung cancer stage IV. Wow, what a year it has been. I am so thankful that my mother continues to be positive, wants to TRY and beat this horrible disease. However, its been re... Read more
3rd Round
Friday, June 03, 2011      5 comments

We finished the third round of chemo May 27, 2011. Before the treatment the scans showed that the mass had shrunk and doctors were very pleased. This confirmed that their treatment has been successful and that my mother has been tollerating t... Read more
2nd Round
Thursday, May 12, 2011      5 comments

My parents came to Tulsa a few days earlier and my mother had her second round of chemo two days before Mother's Day, May 6th. She did very well and the doctor added a chemo pill to the mix. She will have six rounds of chemo and then radiatio... Read more
First Round
Friday, April 15, 2011      5 comments

Wow, it's been a eventful nine days straight. Multiple appointments, scans etc. I've been with my parents everyday at the hospital and cooking for them as well. Despite I've been going non stop and I haven't been able to go to the gym but onc... Read more
Shocking news
Wednesday, April 13, 2011      5 comments

My mother was JUST diagnosed with lung cancer on March 19. on Monday, April 11th we learned that the cancer is at stage IV, and has already gone to her brain and lymph nodes. This was the most devastating news we have ever received and surprisi... Read more
Challenging year...
Tuesday, November 09, 2010      3 comments

Wow,,,what a year...we retired with one company of 30 years, sold a house, moved to Oklahoma, bought a house, husband had a heart attack, lost my father in law in May, mother in law diagnosed with a deadly disease and dimentia, and continuing to... Read more
January 22, 2010
Saturday, January 23, 2010      6 comments

Wow,,,I FINALLY am able to blog about something positive. :) The past 2.5 months we have been living out of grocery bags, boxes and my car. We have moved from temporary places three times. Despite our condo deal (short sale) fell through, we... Read more
December 2009
Thursday, December 24, 2009      3 comments

I was thinking about how I was going to summarize 2009 and I decided that I needed to focus on my thoughts almost a year ago. After my husbands heart attach in January, I learned real quick to enjoy life each and every day and not to let thing... Read more
RE: Making the best through the circumstances...
Saturday, November 21, 2009      4 comments

I arrived in Oklahoma this week. This was by far the most challenging move we have ever done. I don't know if it was because I had to leave my kids or what but we certainly had some added stressors. We are joining a gym tomorrow so I am looki... Read more
This time will pass :)
Tuesday, November 10, 2009      3 comments

My husband is in OKC and my movers come in 6 more days....I don't think I have ever worked this hard in my entire life. I have not been able to work out but everyday I work from early morning to late morning (1 to 2:00 am) I am starting to see... Read more

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