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Maintenance and Milligan

Today’s blog post brought to you from the book of Job……. Job 38:1 “Then the Lord answered Job out of the whirlwind……” God is finally breaking His silence and speaking to Job directly. This part of the verse is the … Continue reading

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Waiting For Maintenance

  I’m not sure where this blog is going tonight. My thoughts are going in a thousand different directions.    Christopher is finished with Delayed Intensification but has not met counts to begin Maintenance.  ARAC, true to form, has left … Continue reading

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We’re sitting in the clinic on the last day of Delayed Intensification.  Today brought a Vincristine push and an IV PEG. The boy is finished with ARAC (can I get a Woo Hoo??).  ARAC is the drug that really wears … Continue reading

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Are We There Yet?

June 25, 2013   I remember the first time we saw Christopher’s cancer road map. A ‘road map’ is what they call a patients individual treatment plan. It was intimidating, scary, confusing, and overwhelming. There are five phases to Christopher’s … Continue reading

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What is the cost of cancer?

  What is the cost of cancer? Financially? Physically? Emotionally? Spiritually?   Financially? Cancer is a multi-million dollar disease, even with insurance. Here is a small idea of the medical costs involved in this journey so far: airlift from Johnson … Continue reading

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There is a Purpose to Our Journey

“He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he restores my soul.”   Psalm 23:2-3a  Rest,refreshment, healing. “For His name’s sake.”  Psalm 23:3b  There is a purpose to our journey. We are “walking through a … Continue reading

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Another Day in the Clinic

      It’s Monday, February 25, 2013. Today brings the last round of chemo for this phase of Consolidation.   The next phase of chemo, called ‘Interim Maintenance’ is scheduled to begin Monday, March 4th if the boy makes … Continue reading

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