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May 20, 2008

Cancer Update

I haven't spoken about my wife's battle with cancer in a while but I just read an article about Senator Kennedy being diagnosed with a brain tumor that brought it back to my mind.

Cheryl had a seizure at about 2am one night back in October. I guess I'd blocked out how scary that day was until I read the article today. It was absolutely horrifying to wake up to her having a convulsion and then spend hours and hours in the emergency room as they did countless tests to rule out every possible reason. Believe me, some of the things they suspected were truly bizarre. It was almost like watching house only it isn't funny because it's YOUR wife on the table.

I'll never forget how relieved we were when finally one of the many doctors came to her room, picked up her hand and said `You don't have brain cancer.`

Anyways, 7 months have passed since that night and I'm currently tearing up as I write this. Cheryl has chemotherapy (yet again) tomorrow and only one more treatment scheduled a couple weeks later.

After that it's a matter of wait and see. Only we don't plan on doing much waiting as we are currently busy planning a few summer getaways.

3 comments:

chepai said...

I love you, I love you, I love you! Here's to my hero!

Love,
ME (your wife :)

Mary said...

Chris, I think of you and your family often and hope each of you, especially the girls, are doing well. Miss working with you!

Mary said...

Chris, I think of you and your family often and wish you the best. Miss working with you! ml