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Connie Bluth
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CELEBRATIONS!!!
April, May and June are full of celebratory events in our family! MOTHER'S DAY - ever a favorite of mine.  I had such a special, wonderful mother of my own, and I always wanted to grow up and be a mommy. And by golly, I did it!  When we first got married, w...

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Visiting Angels
Since my last post in the middle of April, we have had so many wonderful visitors that have helped to lift our spirits!  I didn't get a photo of all of them, but here are some that I did: Here is Lothaire surrounded by his Aunt Sylvia Lunt Heywood (sister o...

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A Little Update
I was shocked to sit down and see that my last post was nearly two months ago!  How does that happen??  So often??:) So here is a little update on Lothaire - and then I will post a couple of other catch ups after this one. Round 4 of chemo has been complete...

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Meanwhile, back at the Ranch!
Hard times aside and accounted for, there has been SO much joy at the same time! Hugs with Bud and Gus - wearing a crazy clown nose! And backyard chats with some of the grandsons - Celyn and Treavor here. Grandma got to take a zoo trip with some of the litt...

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Re-entry
April 14th came mighty fast! That first week home, after his March 31st release, Lothaire was a little queasy and pretty low on energy. But then his cells began to rebuild, and he became stronger and stronger. We felt blessed to be able to see every session...

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Hair is Overrated !!
They mentioned that his hair would begin to fall out between 2-4 weeks after the onset of treatment. Sure enough!  About 2 1/2 after the beginning of the chemo, Lothaire's hair began coming out by the handfuls.  We decided to go for it:) BEFORE: AFTER: NOT ...

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The Aftermath
We were able to leave the hospital and come home the afternoon of Easter Sunday.  Such a blessing for us - especially Lothaire, who had been "caged" and poked and prodded for nine straight days!       Here is how he felt about coming home: That's a Happy Fa...

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Change is Inevitable
When I last posted, it was Monday evening.  It is now Wednesday evening - just 48 hours later. Here is how those 48 hours have gone! When I arrived at the hospital Tuesday morning, fully expecting to bring Lothaire home with me, the team of doctors came in ...

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At the End of the Day
No pics today - just a little info: When I arrived at the hospital this morning, Lothaire had already had his echocardiogram and his breakfast:) - a very important item on the agenda! The doctors came in doing their rounds and talked about the chemo treatme...

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Arizona - Home Sweet Home!
We know that many of you have been waiting for an update.  Please forgive me for being a little slow! We arrived in Arizona last Saturday evening the 13th of March.  It was so good to be HOME!! Fresh off the plane! Hugs and Smiles - long overdue! We gathere...
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