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Life isn’t fair..so deal with it

"It appears to me as if we're doomed then," buttercup said. Wesley looked at her, "doomed madam?" "To be together. Until one of us dies." "I've done that already, and I haven't the slightest intention of ever doing it again", Wesley said. Buttercup looked at him, "don't we

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Scar tissue thickens

Oncologist still debating on next steps. Chemo most likely.. Radiation seems not an option but not positive yet. Next Tuesday we go back to hear more hypothetical treatment to choose. In next two weeks I bet Andy will be on chemo. Now it's not the treatment that really ma

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Is there a fix

If you broke your arm you go straight to the doctor and get a cast put on...some weeks later your arm is fixed. If you catch a cold you take some pills and your fixed. With asthma you take an inhaler every day and problem solved. When your told that you are cancer free becau

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Reruns

I dread tomorrow. I remember the tv show House where there was the best friend who played an oncologist. His office looks nothing like ours, and I remember the episode where the oncologist is diagnosed with cancer and refuses chemo because he knows how painful it is. Our do

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A Post to those that Get it

If you are new to this blog and you stumbled upon it by chance while searching for keywords 'cancer' stomach cancer' 'gastric cancer than this post is for you.We started this blog to update family and friends about Andy's health updates. But I think this blog can do more tha

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Fire swamp

We are trapped in the fire swamp, trying to find our way thru the trees and dangerous fire bursts. There is a phenomenon called snow sand, you can't see it very well while walking but the instant your foot touches it your are engulfed. It is a slow suffocation as you fall fo

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Beads

We went to Gilda's club and did the gemstone bead class. It was....interesting...awkward...and small. The class fills up fast but there were only 4 older ladies there. Lots of beads, so I can't complain, it was kinda fun. We walk in the door, me and andy, one guy in a room

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Miko birthday

This recliner is amazing. It truly is a cloud! I should have bought two of them. Next steps...December 26 meet with oncologist for chemo and see gastric doc to get the feeding tube removed! Andy has been eating great. Last two days were all real food so he's had pizza, egg

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My name is Inigo Montoya and you killed my father..

I read 'Princess Bride' to Andy as a bedtime story now. Our life is a lot like the cliffs of insanity, we have climbed them before and nearly fallen off but with a quick jab of the fist into the rock we climbed above the loss of life and dreams we held so tight to. Now the

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Knitting to soothe soul

Clearing the mind and heart to process the doctors words today. Next few months will be a struggle... That is the story of our life. But at least my knitting skills are improving.

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