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Home Sweet Home

Good evening from Michigan! It’s our second full day home and it feels great. As much as I enjoyed the sunshine and nice weather and it’s always great to get away, that was not the best reason to take a … Continue reading

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All “Good” Things Must Come to an End

Good morning everyone and happy Monday! We hope you are having a great start to the week and we are hoping the rest of our week goes smoothly. After they took the epidural out yesterday Ryan was feeling good. It … Continue reading

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No More Tubes and IV Pole

Good afternoon everyone! It’s your favorite guest blogger. 🙂 Although I have a feeling my days are numbered. I think Ryan has a blog all ready in his head including a few pictures. Last night he had a good night. … Continue reading

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Day 3

We hope everyone is enjoying their weekend! Usually I’m very excited for the weekend to come, but here everyday is pretty much the same. Today is day 3 and according to the surgeon it’s a critical day for a patient … Continue reading

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End of the Week and End of the Chest Tube

Happy Friday everyone! I’ll start by giving an update on Ryan’s healing. Yesterday afternoon they pulled out his chest tube. I actually got to watch this time, whereas during his last surgery I missed them pulling out both chest tubes. … Continue reading

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Surgery Update

Good afternoon family and friends. It’s Andrea, your guest blogger for the week. I will warn you that I’m not a great writer, so don’t be expecting writing even close to Ryan’s. He is amazing and I have no idea … Continue reading

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Day Two – CT Results

Good afternoon and Happy Tuesday everyone! Thank you, so very much, for the continuous reaching out to Andrea on her birthday. Nothing makes me happier than seeing so many of you continue to send her well wishes and messages of … Continue reading

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Cycle for Survival: 2013

Photos from Cycle for Survival: Chicago 2013 Videos from Cycle for Survival: Chicago 2013 Good afternoon and Happy Sunday to everyone!  I hope and pray your weekend is filled with joy and happiness.  I expect nothing less than for you … Continue reading

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Our Journey Moving Forward

Good evening everyone! I hope today was exciting and inspiring for you all. I hope you had the opportunity to relax, smile, laugh, and reflect. Life is not a game, nor is it something to be taken for granted or … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving: A Lot to be Thankful For

Good morning and Happy Thanksgiving everyone!  It is a beautiful day.  Enjoy every second no matter where your walk takes you today.  If you are working, thank you for doing what you do.  If you are traveling, please be safe, … Continue reading

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Consultation and CT Scan Results

Good afternoon everyone! I hope everyone is enjoying their week so far. I hope and pray you are taking care of yourself and those around you, and spreading faith, joy, and happiness in this ever changing world. With just this … Continue reading

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Sorry for the Delay… We love you all!

Good morning everyone!  I certainly hope your lives are filled with never ending joy, happiness and love.  I hope you are constantly surrounded by the blessings I get to witness each and every day.  Some days are harder than others, … Continue reading

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Join my Cycle for Survival Team

Good evening everyone! I NEED YOUR HELP, especially those living in or near Chicago, or anyone willing to drive to Chicago with me on February 9, 2013. As most of you know, I have a rare cancer. With anything rare, … Continue reading

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Consultation Synopsis and CT Results

Good evening everyone! As some of you know, this month has been trying for me. Ironically, the less aggressive chemo regimen has taken it’s toll on myself, both physically and emotionally. It has been the hardest month of my life. … Continue reading

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Still Waiting for Results

Good evening! We have nothing to report, but I didn’t want to think we were withholding anything from you. We are in this together, and I will always respect your support whether I have great or horrible news. If it’s … Continue reading

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Re-staging Scan Today

Good morning and happy Monday to everyone! I pray this message finds you happy and enjoying life as much as we are. These last two rounds have been a roller coaster to say the least. From being hospitalized for 8 … Continue reading

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The Month Ahead

Good evening and happy Monday to you all! I pray and hope your lives are filled with joy and happiness. I hope you look forward to coming home everyday and leaving work, school, and stresses at the front door. I … Continue reading

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It’s Been a Long, Hard Week

Good evening and a very happy Friday to everyone! As always, I hope your lives are filled so many fun, exciting and loving memories. Memories are something I no longer take for granted. Each new one I make tends to … Continue reading

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PET Scan Results

Good evening every one!  We received the results around 530pm this evening.  I apologize for the delay in writing this post.  I wanted to spend some time with my family and enjoy their company.  The results weren’t impressive, but they … Continue reading

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Lansing / Grand Ledge Area Golf Outing for our Family

The support for our family has been amazing and growing. We have a long, hard road ahead, but we are able to smile and enjoy life because of the out pour of love and support for our family. It is … Continue reading

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