Monthly Archives: April 2011

The hat parade.

Tuesday morning.  It has been a week since I last wrote — not due to the fact that there is not much going on — there just has been precious little down time.  I even squeezed in a mammogram yesterday … Continue reading

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Thunder Dolphin.

Tuesday morning.  It’s a cloudy day today.  Yesterday, a sunny day, was nonetheless a day of ups and downs.  First of all, Rob’s blood work results revealed that his platelet count is still too low for him to start back … Continue reading

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What the new day will bring.

Sunday night.  Tomorrow morning bright and early, Rob and I will head back to the NYU Clinical Cancer Center, with the plan of chemo starting again.  However, the first order of business will be to check his platelet count.  It … Continue reading

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The waiting game.

Thursday night.  New York actually had nice weather today!  Early this morning, Rob and I headed down via taxi to the Cancer Center.  Okay — I’ll explain — sometimes Rob and I have been taking taxis.  Ever since Rob’s surgery, … Continue reading

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Making plans.

Tuesday.  How does the saying go?  Rules are made to be broken….?  If rules are made to be broken, then maybe it follows that plans are made to be changed….. Rob was scheduled to start his next round of chemo … Continue reading

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Request for prayer.

Tuesday morning.  Today Joan (Jim’s sister) is having surgery in Atlanta.  Here are her words: I am asking you to keep me and Mother in your prayers.  I will have surgery Tuesday at 1:00 at Piedmont Hospital.  My doctor hopes … Continue reading

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The old hymns.

Monday morning.  Today Rob and I will return to the Cancer Center for him to get blood work done.  Hopefully his counts will prove that he has rebounded well from the most recent round of chemo as he is scheduled … Continue reading

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What’s important.

Saturday night.  When Jack was just a little guy in Mother’s Day Out, he was hurt by another kid in the group.  I remember what he said in the car as we were heading home:  ”Why would he do that?” … Continue reading

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We’re home.

Wednesday night.  Rob was able to come home yesterday — and he was one happy camper!  Guess it’s always better to recuperate at home, in your own bed, rather than in a hospital bed in a hospital.  Tomorrow we’re planning … Continue reading

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Suite – sweet!

Monday afternoon.  Lee Anne, Rob, and I are just hangin’ out in Rob’s corner suite (ha, ha — well, it IS a big room, meant for two patients, but since his blood counts dictate he mustn’t have a roommate, we’re … Continue reading

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Safely settled.

Sunday afternoon.  Back on the 16th floor of NYU Medical Center…. Rob began running a fever yesterday afternoon, and so we knew we had to get down to NYU ER right away.  Rob was extra tired, completely wiped out, but … Continue reading

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