Trent has definitely felt better. We've been dealing with a lot of changes in a short period of time. He's been doing a lot of resting and sleeping lately. We've had many many memorable conversations in the wee hours of the morning. I wish I could find a way to take his pain away. I'd [...]
On some level I've been avoiding writing this post for some time. Since June, really. I do not feel about our trip to Costa Rica as I once did. Thank goodness...
I'm tired. And I know that this goes for all of us. I see it and feel it all over everyone. We're sick more often and tired all the time. Our energy stores are empty and our capacity for patience is topped. Trent is really feeling tired since his experience with the pleural effusion from a few [...]
This is 37.
I know. I know. It's been a while since I've given this blog any attention. That's because all of my attention has been going exclusively to my family. I have literally had zero time for much else, other than 15-20 minutes of yoga a day, which is essential at this point. So, what about Trent? [...]
I've been trying to write this blog for about a month. I haven't figured out if I haven't had any interest or if I've been too busy or I just didn't have anything to say. I've definitely had some trouble getting my thoughts in order enough to write, but I do feel a certain responsibility [...]
To say that things have been difficult since beginning Votrient would be a gross and negligent understatement. Trent has missed days, yes days, of his life. There's the irregular morning sickness that he has stopped fighting and given himself over to, because it's just easier to let it all go. There is diarrhea - often, [...]
5 Weeks In and Votrient Still Sucks
What does it really mean to "fight cancer?"