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Camping and Other Things

Yes I have been delinquent in posting. I have been super busy with work and the family. On Friday, Jesse and Chris got a special treat to go camping with friends overnight. Mike and I joined them for dinner, swimming,

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A Quick Post

Hi everyone! We haven’t been up to much lately. Actually we have been boring On Sunday, I woke Jesse up for church at 7:45am. Then we went to breakfast, then swimming, and then to a picnic. Child never took a

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Queens Lake 5k

What a crazy few weeks we have had! In April, Ferfer called a friend in the Colonial Road Runners. They had an opening for a 5k Grand Prix race and need directors. She and I became co-directors with less than

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Today Went Way Better Than I Thought

Today Jesse and I meet with the nephrologist at CHKD. I had psyched myself out for a visit on par with urology. Luck for me I was wrong :). And as Mike just said, “It shows the importance of getting

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Scan Results for April 2012

The last 3 days have been a whirlwind of road trips, anxiety, and lack of sleep. It’s affected us all. Poor Chris feel asleep class today, and told us she had to go see the nurse. Wednesday began with a

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Scan Week

The scaniexty is starting to really set in. Tomorrow Jesse and I will go for her audiology test. Cisplatin, a chemo drug she had  during treatment, can cause hearing loss. We have been lucky so far even with her being

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When #2 Is Really Exciting

This past week with Jesse has been an up and down roller coaster. By Wednesday, we had not had a successful number 2 since Friday. This was making her dad and I very nervous.  One of Jesse’s symptoms prior to

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More Decisions

The more Mike and I talked about the urologist and how my meeting with her went, the more uncomfortable I was with all of it. Every 10 to 12 weeks under anesthesia to remove and replace the stent made me

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This Is For The Birds

Having a kid with cancer is for the birds. Jesse has been complaining about pain behind her knee since Tuesday. Normally we’d chalk it up to growling pains and move on… Normally. Instead we go with that first while wondering

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Whew What A busy Fun Friday (and Saturday)

Friday morning Jesse got a really huge treat. She was invited by her doctor to help with a St Baldrick’s head shave on the Hampton Roads show. Chris goes bald for St. Baldrick’s: wavy.com Then I took Jesse back home

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