One Year Ago Today

One year ago today around 1:30 in the morning the house phone rang.  It was the Palliative Care nurse calling. My husband, Robert, had passed away. It was 11 months after his emergency surgery for a ruptured colon and subsequent Stage 4 Colon Cancer diagnosis.  Just 3 weeks shy of Robert’s 49th birthday. Only 2 weeks after […]

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Celebrating Hubby’s birthday

Well I made it through Hubby’s birthday and Thanksgiving. More about Thanksgiving later. Charlie and I are doing okay. We have our good days and not so good days of course. Charlie seems more resilient than me about missing Daddy. For Hubby’s birthday we didn’t do anything. Hubby’s sisters, nephew and great-nephew celebrated it in […]

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Funeral Details for Hubby

Thank you for all of your love and support these past months, weeks, and days. Charlie and I appreciate it more than you know. Hubby passed away in the early hours on Monday. Visitation is at Davis Greenlawn Chapel on Friday, October 26, from 5:00 – 8:00pm. The funeral service will be held at our […]

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Hubby Update – Palliative Care

Hubby was moved to MD Anderson’s Palliative Care unit on Sunday. Palliative Care focuses on aggressive treatment of symptoms with the goal of improving the quality of life for the patient. Hopefully Palliative Care will get Hubby stabilized and his pain under control. The goal is to bring Hubby home for at home hospice care. […]

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“Bang the Drum” – Ford Warriors in Pink

The first time I heard of Ford’s “Warriors in Pink” program was August 2011 at the Ford BlogHer family picnic. Ford has thrown their heart and soul into a program to promote breast cancer awareness and raise funds for research. Too many people are affected by cancer – not just breast cancer but all types […]

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