More Jesus less alone

Last week was tough. I had to have some surgery, was dealing with the feels from scattering Mikes remaining ashes up north, and was in the middle of the first post loss major decision i had to make alone. At… Continue Reading

The heart does go on and on..

Wow! Finally some good news in the ongoing battle against cancer, and lynch syndrome specific cancers. If you aren’t sure what lynch syndrome is you can review it here Lynch Syndrome and Keytruda The FDA has fast tracked approval for… Continue Reading

Courage is just another word for nothing left to lose

The night we met I had very few expectations going into it. I had gone on 11 short meet & greets through the dating site, and while I met a couple men that I still consider friends, and one of… Continue Reading

The worst of days

You may think the worst day of my life was the night Mike died. It certainly was a bad day and night, but it wasn’t the worst. By the time he died, I was on auto pilot. I have always… Continue Reading

And the band played on

PC:Scott Likert Creative (I love this photo because Scott caught me looking at Mike while he talked to me with all the love I felt for him on my face) I have written a thousand blog posts over the last… 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

Should I try keytruda first?

Cholangiocarcinoma is a brutal disease. There are not a lot of available treatment options, not a lot of money goes to research like it does for the more well known cancers, and by the time people get diagnosed with this… Continue Reading