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Monthly Archives: May 2011
Beth has been feeling healthy again. It is so good to see her back to her spunky self. It generally takes her a few days to bounce back after chemo and the booster shot. Thanks so much for all of … Continue reading
The first days following treatment are the hardest on Beth. The chemo makes her nauseated and the booster shot makes her hurt all over. And by all over, I mean from head to toe and from the inside out. Even … Continue reading
Going into treatment yesterday, Beth’s white blood count was a concern. Two weeks ago, she got a booster shot to help her bone marrow have a white blood cell manufacturing party. Not only did it party, the neighbors complained, the … Continue reading
Tomorrow, Beth returns to Baylor for her third round of chemo. With one more treatment on June 2, we are eager to see her progress. We will head to MDA for scans on June 15 and to visit with doctors … Continue reading
This morning, I read the familiar story of Jesus walking on the water found in Matthew 14:22-33. The disciples are in the boat far from land. Jesus has gone to be alone and pray. A huge wind comes and the … Continue reading
In my devotionals this week, the story from which this blog got its name came up. Jesus tells the disciples that this man was blind from birth not because of his sin or because of his parents’ sin. He … Continue reading
Bone marrow manufactures white blood cells. As a child, your entire skeletal system produces white blood cells to fight off infections. In adults, the arms and legs no longer produce white blood cells. Your skull, hips, and spine are left … Continue reading
Ever have one of those days when nothing goes your way? The kids get up on the wrong side of the bed. The dog barfs in your favorite pair of shoes. Traffic is a beast. Your favorite pet has … Continue reading