So Many Experts, So Few Explanations

We’ve seen quite a few doctors over the last week to address Jack’s recent paralysis incident and an increase in headaches that don’t want to go away. Two pediatrician visits, one neurology visit, and lots of phone calls have occured.…

Random Notes – aka CliffsBlog

After today, Jack has three lumbar punctures left before the end of treatment (March 2015). That makes me happy. I’m trying to focus on that and not the fact that yesterday, I noticed Jack has tiny scars on his lower…

Try Not To Worry, She Says

I spoke with Jack’s oncology office yesterday and they let me know that his chemotherapy doses are being increased again. Back when Jack got sick last August, the chemotherapy was stopped altogether until his immune system started to recover somewhat.…

Somewhat Calmer Days

I’m in the second trimester of my pregnancy (at least, I am according to one of the apps on my phone) and things have mellowed out some. Not a lot, but enough that I’m not waking up at 5am having…

Anger Turned Inward

Recently Jack told David that his life was perfect. David looked at him incredulously and asked, “What about the cancer?” Jack replied, “Cancer doesn’t bother me much.” Yeah…okay. Tuesday morning I found Jack sitting in a corner of his room…