Overwhelmed but in a Good Way

My sister, Rachael, and I started a GoFundMe account to help cover Dad’s medical and funeral expenses. Yes it feels like begging but we are asking friends and family to donate money now in lieu of funeral flowers later. Sometimes you just have to be practical. To quote my friend Roger Jones, “Flowers don’t pay the bills.” […]

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Tough Decisions about Dad

Saturday Rachael and I took Dad off the TPN (IV nutrition) and switched his care to palliative or hospice. Dad is still at The Crescent but now he is just receiving pain medication to keep him comfortable.  As difficult as this decision was for us, we firmly believe it was the right one for Dad. […]

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Update on Dad’s Health

It started back in October. Dad was scheduled for hernia repair which was postponed when his labs came back slightly off. His white blood count was slightly elevated and red blood count was slightly down. Three different specialists later and Dad was still a medical mystery. Dad continued to decline throughout November and December. He […]

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Medical Mystery

I love a good mystery when it is in a book. In real life, not so much and when it involves health and medical stuff, not at all.  My dad’s health is presenting the medical conundrum. Dad’s ankles and feet have been swollen since early October. At first he blamed it on being stuck in […]

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Wordless Wednesday – Family Photos

Just a few of my favorites from our family photo session.

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