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Chemo pains

It's 6:30 am and Andy is in agony.  It started last night. The chemo from Thursday is ripping his insides apart. I can't imagine how it feels but what I see hurts so much. It is hard to do this to him again after he already suffered so much. It's seems like modern medici

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Mario

Can't do this with an iphone! Off to a good start at chemotherapy

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Making time for what matters when life isn’t fair

With the lurking Chemo day less than a day a way we decided a mini adventure was in order to reclaim some of our life back from cancer. First snow of the season calls for First ski. We knew this was our last chance this winter to get out on the fresh powder, yes it was ar

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Remembering to smile

It's hard to tell which was worse. Being diagnosed or living without a stomach. Outside looking in I can't paint the entire picture but it seems living without a stomach will be the biggest challenge yet for us. Thursday we start the first cycle of chemo. A couple days afte

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Round 2 ‘i think’

What's the story dude! Well yesterday we met with the Oncologist (who i just noticed is pregnant so thats delightful to have to see while going over the misery to come with chemo). I think Karma has a big bullseye on our foreheads and is just throwing everything all at on

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Bang

Two confirmed ways to relieve stress. Bicycling and shooting guns. Shooting guns is by far the most effective way to say, "screw you cancer and stress"! The first loud bang of a semi automatic hand gun being shot off near you sends adrenaline thru your body. Then it's your

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Ride, walk, eat with friends

Made Andy smile Took Andy and pups for a walk.. Went for a bike ride finally and got 20 miles in before lunch time.. Miko had fun with her stick. Had friends come with who cared. Ate hotdogs at papa dogs. So that's 4 of the items on my plan. Now it's time t

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A plan..

Breathe in .... and .... sigh Being around people hurts Its all a cruel game on trying to pretend that I'm ok Ok that it's another year passed by Ok that we can't have children Ok that my true love hurts Ok that I can't make his pain go away Ok that chemo starts soon ok t

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Glimpses of good

Ahheeee finally something happy to report. We just finished a romantic dinner for one in Holland. Andy is a cheap date! We are shooting guns next week Tuesday to release steam (legally). And My heart isn't feeling squeezed like an orange. A little break and glimpse of o

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oh I love Andy

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