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3 Years Old

I don’t remember the exact specifics of how the story goes, but when I was pregnant with Kate, my mom told me a story about how when SHE was pregnant with my sister, she thought she knew how much she … Continue reading

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Nine (better late than never)

Well here we are again, sweet girl. Mommy’s late with a blog post. Before motherhood & cancer, I’ll have you know that your momma wasn’t usually ever late for ANYthing, but you might not ever catch a glimpse of that. … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Day Dedication

  How do you thank a mom like mine? No, really. HOW? How could I ever, ever thank her for what she’s done for me my whole life, let alone in the last 9 months? Whenever I try, she always … Continue reading

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National Nurses Day

Today is National Nurses Day and even though the majority of our nurses don’t know about, much less read this blog, I wanted to post something today to share with our little world to say thank you. They say that … Continue reading

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Maintenance…Achieved

Tomorrow is an enormous milestone for Kate and for our family. Tomorrow marks the day we will have achieved the phase of treatment we call maintenance…the LAST phase. Yes, it’s 16 months long and yes, she’ll still be at the … Continue reading

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Beginnings

Today was a really big day for our Katertot and she simply wowed me from start to finish. Usually we struggle with most of what is involved with varying degrees of frustration: we have a hard time getting the cream … Continue reading

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Eight

To my dearest and most beautiful Kate, 215 days. 5, 160 hours. Eight months. Today marks 8 months since your diagnosis and we’ve hit a pretty rough patch this most recent cycle (cycle 8 of 9.) YES! I DID say … Continue reading

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Seven

Katertot, Sigh. I’m late again, baby girl. I’d like to think that by NOT posting exactly on the 15th of each month, that means that we’re getting a bit more used to the craziness that is your treatment schedule and … Continue reading

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Six

Oh my sweet Katie girl, It’s been six months since your diagnosis and we are in the middle of cycle 6 of consolidation.  This one is particularly ugly so I thought I’d lighten the mood and tell you a little … Continue reading

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A Glimpse Into the Life…

When my co-worker asked what kinds of medications Kate got this week during her two days at the PPSU (pediatric, post-sedation unit) I started counting out exactly what all she had endured and I was a little overwhelmed.  Nothing is different this … Continue reading

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