The Journey's Blog

Phase: Recovering from the Hospital

(from CaringBridge 2018)

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In every Great Journey there is a time after the Trial, after the Survival, but before the trek home back to recovery and resumption of normal life. I call it the time of Respite, a place of patching the big pieces together. It's a time of quiet, wisdom found in silence. A safe place where...

In recovery and managing the pain

(from CaringBridge 2018)

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POSTED BY JR ON BEHALF: David was moved from the ICU to the main hospital yesterday. He is next to a window and was able to see (and hear) the Blue Angels fly past several times during their performance for San Francisco's Fleet Week. The photo here shows the IV tubes connected to his...

Good news - the surgery was a success!

(from CaringBridge 2018)

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POSTED BY JR ON BEHALF: I am happy to report that David's surgery went well, the tumor was removed and with no complications. Overall it was a success, the surgeon told me. David's recovery has begun and I fully expect he will post an update here in the next day or two. Here is a...

Yesterday was tough...

(from CaringBridge 2018)

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Monday was such a busy day: my last doctor's appointment, some important banking errands, meeting some Besties for supper. I was worn out, yet felt accomplished. Tuesday I had set aside for packing but there were a myriad of tasks to finish up. Brother Jim and Linda were arriving and I...

Friends are amazing!

(from CaringBridge 2018)

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I'm completely blown away by friends! I see there almost 90 people visiting my caring bridge. I rarely stop to think about more than the dozen folk I'm interacting with at the moment...  But over the last couple of weeks I have intentionally hung out with my various social...

Finishing Up this Phase

(from CaringBridge 2018)

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Yesterday I did the good ole heart stress test - with the added excitement of two shots of radiation and an hour under the Gama Cameras! My Spidie-sense is telling me (ok, it's Jan at Dr. O's office) that we are nearing the end of "discovery" phase. Today I do the last of...

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