Category Archives: Treatment Progress

Gammaknife #4 this Friday

I pray you are all enjoying your lives and laughing as much as possible. We sure are trying over here, albeit it is very hard some times. If we can do it, so can you! Life is too short to live … Continue reading

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Recent Scan Results

Good afternoon, and a very happy Thursday to all of you incredible people in our lives! It was a very long day yesterday, and we had to do a lot of running around with extended consultations with both Dr. Li … Continue reading

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NED!

For once, I will keep this short and oh so very sweet! 3 scans completed. 3 scans with no evidence of disease! I don’t think this round of scans could have been any more fatiguing! Furthermore, not much else can … Continue reading

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October 14 Update

Good evening! I know quite a few of you are worried about us, but please don’t be. I am extremely sorry about the delay, but trust me when I say, I am exhausted. I was up for 22 hours straight … Continue reading

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Once Again – NED

Hello from Houston! I’ve been having some pretty high level and constant pain for the last month involving my left iliac / lumbar spine area with pain shooting all the way down my leg. I’m very pain tolerant, but I … Continue reading

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CT Scan & MRI Update

I hope this message finds your lives full of love and making wonderful and long-lasting memories. August 8, 2015 I am so very sorry about the delay in getting this message out. There is a reason this recent trip to … Continue reading

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Update & Request for Continued Prayers

Good evening, and thank you for all of your love and prayers. We need them, always, as does every single person. Nothing would make me happier to say that it was a home run / slam dunk scan, but I … Continue reading

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Finally N.E.D. Again!

Thank you for all of the amazing notes and messages today. It was truly a stressful time with 3 consults and 2 scans within 1.5 days. We are now at the airport about to head home! I cannot wait to … Continue reading

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Gamma Knife III

April 30, 2015 6:22 am All checked in and waiting in the bellows of MD Anderson to be called. One of the only times I’ll be really early for a treatment as it could help my chances of being the … Continue reading

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Gamma Knife III

Time flies when you’re having fun! First and foremost, being off of chemo has been an absolute blessing! The energy rebound has been remarkable. We hoped and prayed for clear scans in order to stop chemo, but that will happen … Continue reading

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It is STILL Another Birthday

Sorry for the delay, and nobody wishes it were better news than me. Unfortunately, it’s not. This disease seems to be progressing, albeit slowly for the most part, but progressing. It’s not going to be the birthday we had hoped … Continue reading

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Birthday Gift – Part 1

Good afternoon, and a VERY happy Thursday to all of you. Part 1 of a 2 part birthday p resent wish has been filled, thanks be to God! NED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Clear scans. No evidence of recurrent or metastatic disease in my … Continue reading

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Starting 2015 NED

Exhausted, but we made it to the airport safely and on time! And…..with GREAT NEWS! I remain cautiously NED, but NED!!!! What.A.Relief! I cannot begin to explain. Dr. Li was running 45 minutes behind which caused us to be behind … Continue reading

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First Scan of 2015

Good morning and a VERY happy Thursday to all of you! We just received the phone call and subsequent fax regarding my scans yesterday…… N E D!!!!!!!!!!! I cannot think of a better way to start 2015 than with the … Continue reading

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The Best Gift

Hello everyone! I just wanted to post the news that was received this week when Ryan traveled to Houston for his 6-week post-op scans. He will be posting his own update soon. (click to enlarge) Posted December 6, 2014 at … Continue reading

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On The Move!

Good evening again from Ryan’s hospital room! Today was a good day! The boys and I arrived at the hospital around 10:00am and were very surprised to be met by Ryan at the front door. What a great welcome! The … Continue reading

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Day After Surgery

Good evening to all our friends and family! Thank you again for the continued messages, support, and prayers. They are amazing and much needed! As I am typing this, Ryan is still in the ICU. Dr. Lang has put in … Continue reading

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Surgery Complete

Good afternoon everyone! I was hoping to never be in the position of guest blogging again, but not quite 2 years later here we are. First, I want to thank everyone for all the emails, texts, and phone call and … Continue reading

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Craniotomy Today

Thank you ALL for your love and support. You all definitely define the word “support”. It’s become such an important thing on this journey – more then I ever thought was possible. It’s like a crutch to lean on, air … Continue reading

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From Left Field…….

­­­Good morning everyone. I hope you are all having an amazing week, and that you continuously can find something to smile about.  This life is a wild ride, and we never know when we will get a break and a … Continue reading

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