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Chapter 10 – When the Storm Gets You Down

When life gets you down… Or, I guess, when a storm gets you down, at least tread water. That’s what I felt like we were doing. Move the arms and legs to keep from drowning. Focus on the 30th radiation treatment. … Continue reading

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Chapter 8 – Believing Through the Storm

Did you miss my post from last weekend?  That’s because I was getting ready to go to Florida with Chad’s family.  We had a fabulous time, and I hope you won’t mind if I post a few pictures from that … Continue reading

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Chapter 6 – “Back of the clouds the sun is always shining.”

Sometimes the sun shines through the clouds in a storm.  I learned to look for and cherish those rays.  (Photo Credit) After the official diagnosis on August 6th, we returned home to some normalcy, whatever that was.  Roger’s appetite was … Continue reading

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Chapter 4 – We thought we were prepared.

Chapter 4 If you wait until the storm is upon you, you may be exposed to wind, hail, rain, lightning and maybe even flying debris as you go to the cellar.  Source The all-important brain biopsy happened the morning of … Continue reading

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Chapter 3 – It was the beginning of a long storm.

…Tropical storms or hurricanes can last for days and days, as long they stay over open water. Hurricanes can often live for a long period of time—as much as two to three weeks. Source It became a whirlwind of doctors from … Continue reading

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Chapter 2 – Fear in the Storm

What frightens you?  The sound of thunder can send a chill down to the very marrow of your bones, splitting asunder your usually calm exterior and leaving you trembling, afraid, and in need of flight. (from http://www.wikihow.com/Face-Your-Fear-of-Thunderstorms) I pondered our appointment with … Continue reading

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