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Where The Popsicles

Where The Popsicles Are: A notice to readers.  This story doesn’t have a happy ending. The ending of this tale is sad, but bittersweet. Sad in that Joanie lost her battle, but bittersweet in the manner that she fought it … 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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This wasn’t supposed to happen. The radiation, surgeries and chemotherapy going back to 1996, 1998, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 were supposed to work. They didn’t. I think that’s what made the news from Dr. Thomas so devastating. The … 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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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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