Remission? Not quite.

Before I go any further – remission is not our news – but it’s okay, really! We are so thankful for the many who have continually prayed for us (especially for Linda) and the many who have inquired into our journey over the past few weeks.  We told many of you that Linda would be…

I finally get it! Kind of?

I have always wondered if Linda was just a big liar.  I know that statement may not settle well with some of you, but as I explain I may be able to convince some of you to my opinion.  Here goes . . . she regularly tells me that she finds me attractive . .…

“You’re Too Healthy To Be Here” (Day 14)

Yesterday morning, Linda was released from the hospital, and we brought her home!!! As the doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and case manager walked us through her discharge, we came to realize that our expectations of Linda’s ongoing care were more in line with someone who had a donor stem cell transplant . . . not an…

You’re Headed Home This Week! (Day 11)

Dr. Longo came in this morning and told Linda that she should be going home either this Thursday or Friday.  As much as Linda has loved her stay, and we have loved the lengthy trips to the hospital and the amazing food we’ve dined on when we visited, Linda is ready to come home! Her…

Still Walking the Halls: “Day 6”

Lots of Mail! Linda has been receiving a great deal of mail.  You’re keeping her busy through her rather boring stay.  I wish I had taken a picture of her window and wall, covered with all the cards that have been sent. Yesterday, a gentleman walked in and said something along the lines of “Well,…

Welcome Home Sweet Stem Cells: “Day 0”

Stem Cell Transplant What a build up!  For months we’ve been anticipating a stem cell transplant, and the entire process took about 15 minutes as a few nurses and doctors floated around Linda in her new (and rather tiny) home for the next few weeks. They connected the bag (picture below) to her newly inserted…