Bone Scanxiety

Dan hadn't caught up mentally and I saw he was disappointed. Why an x-ray? It's just his leg falling asleep when he is in bed at night - probably because of a pinched nerve in his back. However, I understood what Dr. Piers wasn't directly saying--check the spine for cancer. I made the decision in … Continue reading Bone Scanxiety

Medical Update: More MRIs and Stopping Chemo

"And one has to understand that braveness is not the absence of fear but rather the strength to keep on going forward despite the fear." - Paulo Coelho Based on MRI results in August, we spoke with our new radiation oncologist, Dr. Mackenzie McGee with OSF, as well as the opinion of Dr. James L. McGee, … Continue reading Medical Update: More MRIs and Stopping Chemo

A First Medical Update in Illinois

  I haven't written a medical update in a long time. I know I shared the details in My Mega Post, but I haven't kept everyone informed after that. To be honest, after his seizure in February and the "your husband's heart might collapse" scare in the beginning of April, I was running on empty and not … Continue reading A First Medical Update in Illinois