Staging…And I Don’t Mean A House Or A Movie, I’m Talking About My Kid’s Cancer Diagnosis

As I wrote about earlier, I fell into reading and researching anything and everything about pediatric Anaplastic Large Cell Non–Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, after receiving confirmation from our pediatrician that this was what our daughter had. It should come as no surprise that information was quite limited, due to the fact that so few children are affected … Continue reading Staging…And I Don’t Mean A House Or A Movie, I’m Talking About My Kid’s Cancer Diagnosis

Finally Confirmed: Caelan, Age 6, Cancer

As I continually repeat my thoughts on hindsight, I think of myself as quite the idiot. I should’ve listened to my gut or ‘sixth’ sense and acknowledged what it was telling me outright. It's not as if the clues and hints I’d picked up along the way told me otherwise. My kid had a biopsy, … Continue reading Finally Confirmed: Caelan, Age 6, Cancer

A 6 Year Old Child, A Biopsy & the Trauma of Medical Tape…Yes, Tape

Time, a feral beast. Sometimes it flies too fast and sometimes it moves undetected at a sluggishly, sloth like pace. Can’t have it both ways but there are times that I wish I could control it. Would that be curse? Perhaps. I'll never know the implications of taming one so wild. What I do know, … Continue reading A 6 Year Old Child, A Biopsy & the Trauma of Medical Tape…Yes, Tape