Hello again! Thank you so much for your patience over these past few months...it is months now I think...isn't it? Moving day is close and I think Clem and I have finally reached the point where we cannot pack too much more before we're having to eat off of bits of packing paper and sleep … Continue reading Round 1 Of Chemo Finally Complete And Nothing Like What I Thought It Would Be, Potty Hat And All
Category: Caelan’s Story: Pediatric NHL
My daughter’s journey through pediatric Anaplastic Large Cell Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma from diagnosis to treatment, when she was 6 years old.
Chemotherapy Round 0.5: Because Life Doesn’t Always Follow ‘The Plan’
Hello 🙂 ! I feel like it’s been forever ago since I last had the opportunity to read or write anything, but this will be short lived. Clem and I have been working hard to get all of our ducks in a row before we move and I look forward to being able to get … Continue reading Chemotherapy Round 0.5: Because Life Doesn’t Always Follow ‘The Plan’
Clem and I had a moment the other evening. As he was going through the photos on his cell phone, he managed to stumble upon many that had been taken long before Caelan had cancer, back when we lived a 'normal' life. I can't even begin to describe the emotions I felt as he and … Continue reading Normal…What’s ‘Normal’?
The Day I Realized That We Had Become ‘That Family’
Happy Easter! I hope you're all enjoying the weekend and that the spring weather has finally sprung wherever you are 🙂 Sometimes I feel like I was having a pity party for one and sometimes I feel like I had no choice but pull back from the world. My life felt like it was a … Continue reading The Day I Realized That We Had Become ‘That Family’
Caelan’s Story: Funky Hats, A Bone Marrow Biopsy & A PICC Line
My young Caelan is quite the character. I am thankful that she is easygoing and level-headed like Clem and I’m tickled pink that she’s acquired my sick sense of humor and wit (I admit, sometimes that scares me because she’s so young). With all that’s happened in her life, both of these traits have served … Continue reading Caelan’s Story: Funky Hats, A Bone Marrow Biopsy & A PICC Line