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Childhood Cancer Fact Friday: Week 1

Fact Friday:  I’ve decided that something good has to come out of our circumstance. So many people are rightfully terrified of Childhood Cancer. It’s scary. It makes you uncomfortable to see bald kids and sad parents. We live in our bubbles and aren’t even aware of how massive it is until we are thrust into… Continue reading Childhood Cancer Fact Friday: Week 1

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While I’m waiting… [July 25] 

Father this post, which I posted on Facebook last night, I have officially caught my blog up to my current reality with my daughter.    Yesterday was obviously a little rough on me. After we cut Soph’s hair, Jonathan had to head home and that’s just never fun. She was cranky after he left and… Continue reading While I’m waiting… [July 25] 

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It’s not about the hair [July 18]

It’s pretty appropriate that I’m sharing this post today because we had her remaining hair buzzed off Yesterday. She screamed. I cried. It was terrible.  July 18 It’s not about the hair.  Since that very first night 62 days ago when they shut the door and said the words tumor, oncology, and chemo all I could… Continue reading It’s not about the hair [July 18]

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The day of 10 pokes [June 29] 

I almost have my blog caught up to Sophie’s current updates. We are still at the hospital, it still sucks.  June 29, 2017  One of my biggest hopes through all of this is that I can remain transparent. Social media is a great platform in situations like ours where you need to update a lot… Continue reading The day of 10 pokes [June 29] 

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Answered Prayers in a hospital [June 16],

June 16, 2017  It’s Friday!  For a lot of you it’s celebrating the end of your work week but, for us it’s chemo day! We are also getting a chest X-ray to check on the demise of Shonda. There’s a small possibility of being able to stop the steroids and go home a week early… Continue reading Answered Prayers in a hospital [June 16],

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Parenting a toddler on steroids [June 13]

Day 3 of my ‘catch the blog up to cancer’ series. Today in real life is a frustrating day. She’s been in the hospital for 15 days with no hint of going home soon. Stupid chemo killed her immune system and now we deal with the fevers and infections that result from a 0% immune… Continue reading Parenting a toddler on steroids [June 13]

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“Peace is not the absence of trouble; it is the presence of Christ.” [June 5th]

If you randomly found this post, let me explain the title. I’ve had a Facebook update page for my daughter and her cancer journey for the last 2 months and I’ve decided to go back and post them here with the dates until I’m caught up with the current updates.  June 5, 2017  “Peace is… Continue reading “Peace is not the absence of trouble; it is the presence of Christ.” [June 5th]