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A Birthday Wish

Hello family and friends who love and pray for Ryan ~ Yesterday, April 13 – Ryan had his 67th round of chemotherapy. He is such a fighter. Today he is in Houston meeting with is medical team, and having an MRI … 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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Thank You For Your Continued Prayers…..

Good morning, and a very happy Friday to all of you beautiful people. Once again, thank you for all of your love and prayers each and every day. It is my honest and humble opinion that your unwavering support is … Continue reading

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Bad Scan Results This Time: Prayers, Please

It’s been a very long day. Sadly, I have horrible news. The spot that was seen on the last scan has grown and become more defined. Even more horrifying, is that there is a larger spot that grew from zero … Continue reading

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How did we get here?

I know.  I’ve been quiet.  I do want to say thank you to all that continue to reach out to me regardless of my level of updates and responses.  To reach out and not expect much in return, is selflessness … Continue reading

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Scare and Scans

Last night, April 13th, we had a scare. I was (and still am) in a tremendous amount of pain, so we went to the ER. My pain was so bad that not even 800mg Motrin was helping at all. My … Continue reading

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Interval Scan Results

First and foremost, we begged and pleaded to God for this. So yes, we must thank Him first. For the most part, it is what we had hoped for! It wasn’t a slam dunk by any means, but it wasn’t … Continue reading

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All done! The procedure itself is complete. It only took 17 minutes, and of course, I listened to Jim Brickman while getting the procedure – put me to sleep. More good news, the lesion did not grow in size AND … Continue reading

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Gamma Knife Procedure

For those who are unfamiliar with the procedure. The entire process could take 6-8 hours. First, I get fitted for a halo device. The neurosurgeon numbs 4 areas (two on forehead and two in the back) for placement of pins. … Continue reading

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From My Heart, To Yours

Good evening to all of you exceptional and amazing people in my life. You have all shown time and time again just how truly important it is to live your life, to share your lives, to care for each other … Continue reading

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3-Month Scans

And we’re back in the game! Sorry, not really a sports related thread. Although, there is a winner and loser I suppose. Right now, I suppose if you wanted it to be a sports related thread, I would currently be … Continue reading

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Head and Neck Cancer Center Consultation

Good morning everyone! I will keep this strictly to our most recent consultation with Dr. Hutcheson in the Head and Neck Center at MD Anderson. Not much progress, unfortunately. However, all things considered, things could be worse, much worse! Going … Continue reading

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MAY 4 – Angiosarcoma Awareness 5K Road Race and Walk – Troy, Michigan

PLEASE COME OUT AND JOIN US ON MAY 4 Event Website: www.TroyASA5K.org The event begins/ends at Troy Athens High School on May 4, 2013. Registration begins at 730am, and the race will begin at 900am. The event will have many … Continue reading

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A Year In The Life: Growth, Love, Miracles and Blessings Beyond All Comprehension

Good afternoon everyone! I hope and pray today brings you happiness and joy. I hope if you are going through some difficult times right now, be sure to not just look forward for the infamous light at the end of … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

Good evening from Michigan! It’s our second full day home and it feels great. As much as I enjoyed the sunshine and nice weather and it’s always great to get away, that was not the best reason to take a … Continue reading

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All “Good” Things Must Come to an End

Good morning everyone and happy Monday! We hope you are having a great start to the week and we are hoping the rest of our week goes smoothly. After they took the epidural out yesterday Ryan was feeling good. It … Continue reading

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No More Tubes and IV Pole

Good afternoon everyone! It’s your favorite guest blogger. Although I have a feeling my days are numbered. I think Ryan has a blog all ready in his head including a few pictures. Last night he had a good night. He … Continue reading

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Day 3

We hope everyone is enjoying their weekend! Usually I’m very excited for the weekend to come, but here everyday is pretty much the same. Today is day 3 and according to the surgeon it’s a critical day for a patient … Continue reading

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