Hi Friends, We haven’t written in a while — no news is good news, at least for us. We are both very healthy, doing great, and life is moving forward — a little too fast, in our opinion. We’re looking forward to the Holiday season soon to arrive, as we enjoyed the eclipse this August… Read more Doing Great. Book Almost Ready
Health Update: Sheri and I are both doing well on all health fronts at the moment. We enjoyed a family vacation on the Coast and are now focusing on the Total Eclipse coming directly over our area. We can’t believe the summer is almost over! My Story: I’m writing my Cancer Journey story hoping to… Read more I’m Writing My Story — Could YOU Help Me?
You enjoy your family and friends and eat a lot of birthday cake! Sheri, I, and three of our children, made it to my Dad’s 100th birthday celebration in Inverness, Florida, a couple weeks ago. We had a wonderful celebration with Dad, and enjoyed seeing siblings, niece and nephew, and their children. Fortunately he had… Read more What Do You Do If You Make it to Your 100th Birthday?
How wonderful to be 11 weeks out from the esophagectomy and . . . Feeling good without any pain. Sleeping through the night, although inclined, to control the acid in my new digestive system. My hiatal valve is gone! Eating everything I want, but not as much at a time — my body is pushing… Read more Back to Normal . . . Almost!
Last Friday, they wheeled me into the operating room to be met by two assistants and a doctor. My need: get the feeding tube out of my body!
A couple days ago I met my Oncologist, Dr. William Martin, here in Bend, Oregon to transfer my care from Seattle to him. I asked him to go over my pathology report and explain it to me. I was amazed to hear that my cancer level was better now when they took out the tumor… Read more Pathology Report — Better Than I Thought!!
Thursday, March 30, we headed for the hospital for my Post-Op. The Doctor visit went great. The nutrition consult was very helpful since I must transfer 2200 calories from the feeding tube machine to ingesting with my mouth. Actually by Thursday I had already displaced 1100 of the tube feeding. The really good news for… Read more We’re Home! Recovery goes on!
Dear Friends, We’re back at our rented Cottage in Seattle, discharged a day early! Thank you so much for your prayers! Again we saw an amazing deliverance in my health situation! The days seemed to go by with much activity, but the nights were anxious and long. Day of the discharge, Mar 14, 2017
Thank you so much for all your love and prayers! It was a long day and the surgery lasted around 6 hours. Dave has come through very well and was even joking with us as we visited. He looked good and was not feeling any pain tonight. They will have him up and walking tomorrow.… Read more The surgery is over!!
One last day before the surgery. I feel like a man on death row, choosing my last meal this noon (a steak dinner?), and then waiting until I can be hooked up on the table tomorrow and go under. This morning in my Bible reading, Psalm 91 was on the docket. Just what I needed! … Read more Last Day – My Thoughts on God’s Thoughts