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8/6/20
Thursday, August 06, 2020      29 comments

Happy 44th Anniversary - this was us 44 years ago! this was us 4 years ago when we renewed our vows at our 40th Anniversary ... Read more
8/3/20
Monday, August 03, 2020      12 comments

Brad's journey is not an easy road. Today got good news and bad news. The scan they did on Sunday shows that they got all the cancer from the rectum. Also his CEA went back down which proved it was the rectal cancer that was causing that to sp... Read more
8/1/20
Saturday, August 01, 2020      15 comments

Boy where did the month of July go? August 1, new month, time to make some new goals or modify the current ones. I am one month from my surgery and need to get some pounds off. Yesterday, I cleaned the bad foods out of the pantry. Took 3 bag... Read more
7/23/20
Sunday, July 26, 2020      15 comments

Brad was released from the hospital today. First time anyone left the hospital not in a wheelchair. Since his problems with sitting after the surgery he had, they thought it better that he walked out. ... Read more
7/23/20
Thursday, July 23, 2020      12 comments

Thank you for all the prayers. He came through the surgery with know no problems. It was a long night and day. He called us this morning at 4:00 forgetting 5:00 in NY is 4:00 but we were all up all night. Brad said that he didn't sleep at al... Read more
7/22/20
Wednesday, July 22, 2020      13 comments

I am sitting here crying with a broken heart. After you read Brad's last blog from today, you will understand why. I don't know where he gets his fortitude from. What he explains in the blog, he had just explained to me earlier today. Said h... Read more
07/21/20
Tuesday, July 21, 2020      9 comments

Well this is good news for a change. I love my new doctor, He took the time to talk to me and detail everything. Right knee replacement is scheduled for September 2. We have decided on doing the right knee first (despite it being my driving ... Read more
7/21/20
Tuesday, July 21, 2020      14 comments

My parental worry genes are working over time. Brad and Kati went to New York yesterday to prepare for Brad's surgery to remove the tumor in the rectum and to do reconstructive surgery in that area. He had to be there yesterday for his regular... Read more
7/13/20
Monday, July 13, 2020      12 comments

Boy this day has been a tough day. We were stacked up with calls of over 30 calls holding all day. I was so beat when I got off, could have worked extra but I just couldn't handle it. Brad called and had his last test prior to going to New Yor... Read more
7/12/20
Sunday, July 12, 2020      8 comments

Well spent a quiet weekend. Thought if I took it easy the knees might feel better, but no dice. If I stay still, the knees and legs are cramping up. Today we did have a break in our heat, and I cut 1/2 the yard today. I have enjoyed having m... Read more
7/11/20
Saturday, July 11, 2020      12 comments

How is everyone holding up to this heat? I know I have been staying indoors more than I normally do. For some reason, I just can't handle the heat. We are one week away from Brad going to New York for his first surgery. He is mentally ready f... Read more
7/5/20
Sunday, July 05, 2020      13 comments

This was such an unusual Independence day, with all the social discourse and the pandemic. this didn't seem like a holiday. Far from it. In the St. Louis area, we had what was called Fair St. Louis, which was a three day fair, with rides, and ... Read more
07/04/20
Saturday, July 04, 2020      11 comments

Happy Independence Day to all. Been a while since I was here. Much is going on. Brad's surgery is scheduled for 7/21. They are going in to get the tumor from the rectum. He has to be there on 7/20 to get a Corona Virus test. He will be in t... Read more
06/21/20
Sunday, June 21, 2020      10 comments

Happy Father's day to all the dads out there. This has been a busy week, great visit with the kids last weekend, busy short work week, ending with the Doctor's visit. I was supposed to be scheduled for my annual physical, but due to the virus,... Read more
6/18/20
Thursday, June 18, 2020      10 comments

Boy the calming effects of a short vacation can burn off quickly. Went back to work yesterday and our helpdesk thought it was a Monday again. Many calls. I felt beat when I got off work. 55 calls in 6 hours! Went to our ACTS retreat meetin... Read more

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