Creon can help with digestive issues post whipple

I was reading one of the cholangiocarcinoma support groups, as I often do and I came across this post- For those who don’t know, Mike had a whipple procedure in 1999 when he had pancreatic cancer. He is one of… Continue Reading

Loss and how to keep living

I felt the loss yesterday deeper if possible than I have since the day after he died. It’s like he was never here. Our special memories are mine alone now, our shared journey is past. I wanted so desperately to… Continue Reading

It’s a Blood Infection

“Ma’am your husbands blood cultures came back, and it’s a blood infection. You need to get to your closest ER right now.” On Monday, we spent the whole day at University of Michigan cancer center. We were determined to get… Continue Reading

A week in review

This week has sucked, mcsucked, and triple sucked. In review, Monday we spent all day at U of M getting reacquainted with our Michigan oncologist, and meeting with a social worker that specializes in cancer. I am sure the counselor… Continue Reading

The waiting is the hardest part

As Mike posted in the last blog post the Keytruda has stopped working, and his tumor is growing again. It’s been a couple weeks of ups and downs, and I just didn’t feel like posting anything. Suddenly my emotional block… Continue Reading

It’s me Mike..Today starts a new chapter of my life

“Today is the first day of the rest of your life”.  My mom used to say that to me.  Today is her birthday and she would have been 77 years old if cancer hadn’t taken her life almost eight and… Continue Reading