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3/20/20
Saturday, March 21, 2020      11 comments

Hello Sparkfirends; I know it has been a few weeks since I was here. Since we are quarantined in the house I hope to make it here more often. Brad posted a blog that got me to thinking how much harder this virus is going to affect others.... Read more
03/01/20
Sunday, March 01, 2020      13 comments

Gee another month, I don't know where February went, but 8 lbs went with it and I hope I don't find it! I guess nerves and worry helps with weight loss. Brad is doing great. His latest CEA is 1.6 and holding! His therapy seems to be working... Read more
02/15/2020
Saturday, February 15, 2020      12 comments

We had a nice Valentines. Margaret got off work early, so we changed plans and went out to eat a bit earlier. The restaurant we wanted to go to was going to be full, so we decided to go early. We got to the restaurant meeting our friends abou... Read more
02/07/20
Saturday, February 08, 2020      11 comments

Brad sent his blog today, so here is his update. My heart goes out to this very courageous young man. CEA (Tumor Marker) FINALLY in Normal Range + Positive Scan Results Journal entry by Brad Hook — Feb 5, 2020 The resiliency of... Read more
1/30/20
Thursday, January 30, 2020      9 comments

Glory be, my knees feel a bit better today. I can walk with just a cane and not the walker, and have walked across the house without an aid numerous times. Oh the joy of cortizone! Feel better, but I know that it is temporary. I was to atte... Read more
01/29/20
Wednesday, January 29, 2020      8 comments

Well got my shots today, and my surgeon spent a total of 4 minutes talking with me. I was the last patient of the day, and it was snowing and it was apparent they wanted out. When I told him of the fall in December, his comment was, "You ought... Read more
01/27/20
Monday, January 27, 2020      13 comments

Try as I might, I can't get back to journalling daily. So much going on in our life, and I hate to keep talking about my bad knees, Brad's cancer, etc. But on the subject of Brad, he is in New York today to get his pump refilled and to get a C... Read more
01/12/2020
Sunday, January 12, 2020      13 comments

Well, things are a scramble around here. Brad's liver enzymes and other counts are somewhat high due to the concentrated dose of chemo he is getting through the HAI pump. Although he feels great, his trip to New York will be pushed out for two... Read more
01/06/20
Monday, January 06, 2020      10 comments

I can't believe how much time has gone since my last post. My fall last month hurt me more than I wanted to believe. Although I am walking most the time with a cane, I still use the walker at times especially during the night as it is more sta... Read more
12/26/19
Thursday, December 26, 2019      8 comments

Well Christmas came and went. Brad and Kati didn't come in town so we decorated way less than we usually do. We were supposed to go to K.C. to celebrate Christmas with the kids, but my bum leg isn't going to allow me to go. I wouldn't be able... Read more
12/17/19
Tuesday, December 17, 2019      12 comments

Life is great if it doesn't break you. I guess I got a little too optimistic yesterday, or the cold dampness of the snow is affecting my arthritis more. I found an old brace that I had and put it on before I went to bed, and it had my left leg... Read more
12/16/19
Monday, December 16, 2019      7 comments

Well, I think today was a bit better. However, have 8-10 inches of snow in your driveway and not being able to do anything about it, drives me nuts. I have got a friend who plows driveways that will come by tomorrow to plow our driveway. I am... Read more
12/15/19
Sunday, December 15, 2019      7 comments

Well I made it through PSR this morning. With an impending snowstorm we weren't sure if we could do the craft project which was a nativity wreath. They told us that they were picking up the pizzas at 11:15 as they couldn't cancel the order an... Read more
12/14/2019
Saturday, December 14, 2019      10 comments

I have been absent as I have been down lately. Last Sunday while at my Knights of Columbus meeting in Branson, I took a big spill. I was at the Chateau on the Lake, which is a beautiful resort hotel. The main floor is floor 2 and below they h... Read more
12/9/19
Monday, December 09, 2019      8 comments

Here is Brad's latest blog and progress in his words. Our God is an awesome God. Defiant Mentality: Nothing Can Stop an Unstoppable God Journal entry by Brad Hook — 23 hours ago "Cancer may have started the fight, but I will finis... Read more

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