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I’m back

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It’s been more than a month…nearly two, in fact…since I last had the chance to post here. I’ve thought about it many times, but have become so busy with the day tasks and the night hours at the airport… Alas, here I am again.

The time between my last post and tonight’s has brought Jes and me perspective on quite a number of things,

What next?

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Quite a bit has changed since I last posted here, not the least of which has been the addition of a four-person hospice team…

I have to admit that I don’t really know what else to say anymore. Jeseca’s health continues to worsen and all I can do is pray about it.

Quoting Paul

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2 Corinthians 1:8-11 (NIV)
“…We were under great pressure, far beyond our ability to endure, so that we despaired even of life. Indeed, in our hearts we felt the sentence of death. But this happened that we might not rely on ourselves but on God, who raises the dead.

Our high-stakes poker game

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Last Thursday I spoke with the oncologist’s office to get a better understanding of cachexia and how to deal with it. As I described Jeseca’s condition, they confirmed that it was indeed cachexia, and began explaining the different stages and what we should expect next. The outlook is grim. They expect Jes to slip into a coma shortly,

Questions

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A few posts ago, I mentioned that I didn’t know if Jes will make it to our 11th anniversary. While I plan to speak with our oncologist this week to discuss the latest development, that date is still in question.

Based on everything we see, and all that she is experiencing,