I think that many understand and acknowledge the significance of one last moments. There are many families who cling desperately to them long after the fact, occasionally there are news stories that sometimes highlight them and at the very least, they form the memories that we lovingly recall when we miss our loved ones. Not … Continue reading One Last
Category: Lea’s Story: Lung Cancer
My young sister’s journey through EGFR Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Where Do You Go From Here?
A continuation of Lea’s story. As I’ve written before somewhere, I never thought that this would be a path that I’d take in my life. I never considered myself a writer nor considered the act of doing it and I often wonder if Lea would’ve approved. I’ll never know. A year and a half later … Continue reading Where Do You Go From Here?
How do you give the gift of hope? I think that’s a valid question, is it not? And can you really gift it? A little over a year ago, I discovered that you really can gift it meaningfully and in a variety of ways…but can you fit it in a box? Hope means so many … Continue reading Riley’s Gift
As promised, a continuation of Lea's story. The new medication (Tagrisso - 80mg) that Lea had been taking since finding out that she had the T790M mutation after her rapid decline, showed extremely promising results. The first scan at the end of July (after starting it in mid-June) showed a major improvement throughout, and the … Continue reading The Chylothorax
Mary Jane And Cheezie Dust
This is a continuation of my sister’s story…she would’ve celebrated her 38th birthday this week. Lea returned to the hospital the following day. We thought that she was going to remain admitted for a while, but were surprised to hear that her doctors were discharging her. She’d had a good night at home and they … Continue reading Mary Jane And Cheezie Dust