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 nurse is on a short leave

It was a quick ride to the hospital tuesday by ambulance..Mike started feeling really terrible, and his body started shaking uncontrollably again with the rigors around 11:30 am. It just so happened that the visiting nurse was due to visit,… 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

When you start the day with vomit on your shoes

We went to Ohio State last Friday, both of us a bundle of nerves praying Mike would be able to receive treatment 25. Thankfully, his blood level was 8.8, and he was able to receive treatment 25 of Keytruda. His… Continue Reading

World Cholangiocarcinoma Awareness Day February 17th 2016

Today is World Cholangiocarcinoma Awareness day. Bile Duct cancer is not a sexy cancer. You won’t see anyone telling you to do a self exam, there isn’t a huge amount of money donated to research on this, and it is… Continue Reading

If cancer doesn’t get us, our schedule will!

We set out for Ohio State at 4am on Friday to get there for 8am scans. Mike has to have CT scans every 2 months to make sure the tumors are shrinking or staying the same, and that there is… Continue Reading