It’s Monday morning, and I am sitting with my mom in the hospital. My sister and dad brought her to the hospital in the middle of the night because she was experiencing extreme pain in her abdomen.They have given her morphine for the pain, and we are waiting for results from an x-ray. She is very ... Read More about There is none better.
No, not with my mom.My son, Eli.Yesterday while I was at Mom's and the boys were at home with Dad (a fact I just had to add…) he stepped in some hot embers from a bonfire we had on Saturday. He has second degree burns on the bottoms of both of his feet! We were at two different ERs for over 6 hours. ... Read More about Emergency Room Visit!
Several days after Mom’s first round of chemo, my sister and I were at Mom’s house helping care for her. We were cleaning the house real good, and trying to get Mom’s fall decorations out around the house. She loves celebrating the seasons and her house is always decorated so ... Read More about How beautiful are the feet…
Today (Tuesday) I woke up with an uneasy feeling in my stomach. I had spent some time with Mom last night, and though she was doing better than last week, I was still troubled with her condition. Her talking and breathing was very labored, and I worried about the cancer in her lungs.On Tuesdays ... Read More about I’m at the hospital with Mom
Welcome! Wow! This week has been a whirlwind! Since last Thursday, I have had over 10,000 hits on my blog and my followers have gone from 89 to 221 and counting… Unbelievable! I cannot tell you how much this blog has blessed me over this past week. Many of you know that my mom has been ... Read More about Welcome to my blog…project highlights…
I wanted to give you an update on my mom.She started chemo yesterday.My dad, sister, brother and I went with her to the doctor’s office. We learned that it is definitely stage 4 gastric cancer. It is in her stomach and liver, and they found another spot in her lung.We were very thankful to find out ... Read More about Liquid Prayers
I wanted to share with you what we found out today at Mom's appointment.She definitely has cancer in her stomach and it has spread to her liver. They are 95% sure that it is gastric cancer. They are going to analyze the sample from the biopsy a little more to try to identify it more ... Read More about News from the oncologist…
First of all, I have been overwhelmed by all the love and support I have received from all of you across blogland.It was my mom who encouraged me to start blogging this past year. She has celebrated my blog with me every step of the way…my first follower, winning giveaways, and reading lots of ... Read More about Mom’s Biopsy
Ladies,I just wanted to let you know that I won't be blogging as much for a while. My mom has been diagnosed with stomach cancer that has spread to her liver. She has a biopsy on Thursday and then we will know more.She had been having trouble with her heart the past few months, so this diagnosis was ... Read More about Please pray for my mom
I have two little “lights” to share with you for Metamorphosis Monday.The first “light” is a chandelier for our guest house bedroom.I needed a light, but couldn’t afford the one I was dreaming of.So when I had a yard sale with my mom, we worked out a little trade. She traded me a light she had ... Read More about This Little Light of Mine!
Welcome to the first OFFICIAL “Christmas in July” giveaway.If you didn’t read the previous post, I have been making ornaments for over 15 years, and my #1 seller every year is my Gingerbread Family Ornament. If you win, I will personalize one just for your family, (or for you to give as a gift to ... Read More about Time to enter the 1st “Christmas in July” Giveaway. (Plus…silverware for the Guest House!)