Thursday, May 27, 2010

A Few Things

Last night was a beautiful evening so we decided to sleep out on the new deck that we built last fall. The stars were hard to see but we were entertained with a firefly show.
We are now concentrating on food. Stan has been told to keep his weight up but food has started to have no taste or a bad taste. Even water now has a strange taste. He has found a few things that he enjoys. This has led to separate suppers because I am not up to 2 pieces of garlic toast for supper.

Friday, May 21, 2010

Chemo Again

Chemo again today. All went well. CT scan scheduled for June 3rd to see if this form of Chemo is working.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010


Today I opened my email and found this message from a sister, "miracles are not a suspension of a natural law, but the operation of a higher law." We have had so many miracles in our lives. At this time we have felt our Heavenly Father's love surround us and comfort us. A few weeks ago our desktop computer crashed. We lost all of our records. Stan had been teaching me how to do the finances. Being an engineer he was very organized. He taught me how to pay bills on line an use a wonderful spreadsheet he had created to track our expenses. Then the computer crashed and it was all gone. Last night Stan started rebuilding it all on the new computer. I am so grateful to a loving father that has given us this time, to help me be prepared and a patient husband who is a wonderful teacher.

Sunday, May 16, 2010

No More Hair

We didn't get to have the hair cutting party, the hair came out too fast. The next morning he had lost so much that he wanted it shaved before he went to work. And wow, does he ever look handsome (not that he wasn't already handsome). Stan's sisters from Utah visited this week and his brother drove up from Virginia. It was a great family time of playing games and visiting. Stan is holding his own. As long as he gets a few naps a day he is able to participate in everything. He is still able to hold his pain at bay with Tylenol.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

The Hair

The hair is coming out. When Stan got up this morning he noticed more on his pillow and in the shower. He has asked me to shave his head. I'm thinking we may need a hair shaving party. His sisters from Utah are coming tomorrow for a visit. I think that would be a great time for the party. I will keep you posted on this new hair raising event.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010


Stan has had a rough couple of days. He is back on pain pills but he is continuing to go to work. We had a great visit with Stan's brother Duane last weekend. Thank you for all your thoughts and prayers.