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Hospice. I met Dorinda in the driveway when she arrived on Monday, the 7th of April, and she told me she thought she had a way to finesse the move from Home Health to Hospice. I knew it had to … Continue reading

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Options–more or less. Hope is that rare thing that will not die, and when you are left with nothing else to hang on to, it is there to sustain you through the darkest of times. In late February, 2008, we … Continue reading

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“Ignore what you fear and latch on to what you hope.” January continued to be an important month. Even though Dr. Thomas told us the disease seemed to be stable, the pain issue had escalated, due to the involvement of … Continue reading

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“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice.  And to make an end is to make a beginning. –T. S. Eliot As we sat home on New Year’s Eve of 2007, we … Continue reading

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Out of options.  We got to the clinic on September 5th at 7:30 in the morning. They wanted to do lab work, and there was a CT scan scheduled for 8:00. Scans never take long, and since we had until … Continue reading

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