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Ramblings One
Sunday, March 03, 2013      6 comments

Rambling is exactly what I will be doing-- but after rambling hope I will be able to take the ramblings and put them in some kind of sequence. It has been a month since I have posted a blog and what a month that was. So many things occurred -- ... Read more
Declining Quickly.
Friday, February 01, 2013      9 comments

I has been 3 months since we got a clear diagnosis and Nov 9th was the date we were told he had only 4 - 6 months. We are just shy of 3 months of that into that timeline. J is very close to the same condition he was in the night I took him... Read more
Watching J Decline
Sunday, January 20, 2013      8 comments

J continues to decline. His blood pressure has begun to fluctuate greatly. It goes from low to high about every 15 minutes. If it stayed low or high the body could accommodate but the body can not adjust the the frequent swings. His feet and... Read more
Where We Are Now
Friday, January 04, 2013      5 comments

I am actually starting to feel a little relief and not as tired. Christmas is over and today worked on getting Christmas decorations put away. Will be through tomorrow. Did get all the errands done today except the grocery shopping. I am... Read more
Upate and Thoughts of Christmas and Gratitude
Monday, December 24, 2012      9 comments

Was going to write this a couple of days ago but J's condition and time did not allow. So here I am awake for whatever reason in the wee hours of the morning on Christmas Eve. I slept a little and now wide awake. On Thursday 12/13 I came ho... Read more
Almost Recovered
Friday, December 14, 2012      4 comments

I think I have almost beat the respiratory stuff. Still a cough but not as bad. So far so good J did not catch it-- I sprayed enough Lysol to disenfact the county, stayed as far away from him as possible, and did not handle anything he w... Read more
Cardiologist update and Insurance
Saturday, December 08, 2012      5 comments

Took J to the cardiologist yesterday afternoon- he cut his heart med in half. Hopefully this will inc his heart rate. Rght now his heart rate is stqaying between 44- 48. We need it to get up to 54-60. If this does not raise the heart rate the... Read more
Update But Nothing Much New
Friday, December 07, 2012      5 comments

Not a lot new-- This week the morphine had to be doubled. Therefore he is sleepinf more and in general is getting weaker. All expected, I am now very sick with the upper respiratory crud-- running a fever of about 101. Our poor daughter ... Read more
Update But Nothing Much New
Friday, December 07, 2012      2 comments

Not a lot new-- This week the morphine had to be doubled. Therefore he is sleepinf more and in general is getting weaker. All expected, I am now very sick with the upper respiratory crud-- running a fever of about 101. Our poor daughter ... Read more
If One More Person Says I Need To Slow Down I Will Scream
Saturday, December 01, 2012      8 comments

I know they mean well but if one more person tells me I need to slow down I will zcream. This is the situation. I am working full time. Taking care of the regular daily/weekly stuff. Taken over the duties of caregiver which includes taking c... Read more
Declining Quickly.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012      12 comments

Yeterday was a difficult day. J has declined very rapidly the past 2 weeks. Color is not good, much weaker. and pain has significantly increased. The nurse was here yesterday and agrees the decline has been faster than she or the doct... Read more
Thanksgiving, Dragons, And Ramblings
Thursday, November 22, 2012      3 comments

Let's first get the dragon out of the way. I really thought the dragon had been slayed ( you know what I am talking about if you have read my previous blogs) With the continued stress, emotions and stuff the dragon is trying to raise the ughly ... Read more
Hospice Has Started
Saturday, November 17, 2012      15 comments

Yesterday was another busy day. Started out with a doctors appointment with the urologist that did surgery on J. He had not gotten the report regarding the cancer but he was aware that oncology was in. When we told him the type of cancer he j... Read more
Final Decision Day
Wednesday, November 14, 2012      6 comments

Today is the deadline for J to decide whether to take treatment or not. Again a decision I am glad I am not having to make. There was a brief thought that he would try the treatment and stop if he thought it was too harsh. That thought di... Read more
Thank You
Sunday, November 11, 2012      8 comments

Thank you is so little to say to you following my blog. It helps to know you care and your words of support are so appreciated. Strong I am -- an angel I am not. You just do not know the petty thoughts in my head. J has spent the las... Read more

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