Tag Archives: Dr. Kathryn Dusenbery

Where The Popsicles Are-137

“What you don’t see with your eyes, don’t witness with your mouth.” –Jewish Proverb. The day after I had laid out the options, as I understood them, for Joanie, we talked, and she told me she didn’t want to do … Continue reading

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Where The Popsicles Are-136

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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Where The Popsicles Are-135

“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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Looking for answers. I waited a few days after emailing Katie, and then I sat down to write a letter to Dr. Carson. She was, after all, Joanie’s main doctor, and even though a lot of the treatment was now … Continue reading

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Being an advocate as well as a caregiver. To say the last trip to Minneapolis turned out to be stressful would be a huge understatement. To say that we were both disappointed at the results of the radiation, and perplexed … Continue reading

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