Cancer 101

Sometimes I forget that she has cancer.  That we have cancer.  I forget about this life and death thing we're talking about.  There's just so much that happens in the day to day, so much energy that goes into keeping track of the details of this treatment that most of the time I forget what …

Many Thanks

The feeding tube insertion went as well as expected yesterday.  It's taken her 24 hours to get used to it being down her throat but she's handling it fine now.  I thought it would take days, so I'm thrilled.  The problem is that the sensation of having a tube down her throat has been causing …

Branches

Writing has always been therapeutic for me, but somehow during this season of life I find myself at a loss for words. So often I try to write and find there's no way to articulate all the emotion that I feel. I never knew it was possible to feel such a vast array of emotions …

The New Normal

The shock of this unthinkable season had begun to wear off so I headed to work today for the first time in over two weeks.  Izzy was still having virtually no side effects from last week and I longed for some sense of normal.  It was nice to do some of our same morning routines …