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Leah Spring
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Blast from the Past
When we moved into the new house, summer had arrived! All I wanted to do was be OUTSIDE, enjoying our beautiful yard with the kids. Painting and decorating would wait until fall weather moved in. We managed to get the two boy bedrooms painted, then the next...

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Whew!
I can't believe it's been five days since Angela's surgery. It has both dragged on and sped past, all at the same time. Hospital time is like island time; everything happens at a different speed than the rest of the world. Sometimes it's too fast for me, an...

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Update from the OR
This morning we were given fantastic news. Angela's surgeons met again yesterday to discuss a new option for closing the Portal shunt. (Later I can make a video and draw it out) He felt it was very possible the could close the shunt in one surgery, but if n...

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Remember that one time when I had cancer?
Two years ago today I posted this. Its been months since I've read it, because I cannot read it without tears stinging my eyes. I remember that person. The one who was so scared and couldn't breathe for what seemed like days. I remember the way the words, "...

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Bits and Pieces, gained and lost.
I hate when the information comes in bits and pieces. Just give it to me all at once so we can figure out what to do, make decisions and all that stuff!! Today Angela had a Hepatic Venogram (also called and IVC/Portal Venogram) The purpose of this procedure...

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On the beach
This trip wasn't about fancy. It wasn't about 5 star restaurants. I didn't pack any make up. We didn't pack and "nice" clothes, just our every-day stuff. The owner of the house in GA asked if we'd like to have some family photos taken. Wow! We have never do...

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Island life
Island life is quiet and serene, which is exactly what we needed. No hustle, no bustle. We drove HARD to get down here to enjoy some sunshine before bad weather rolls in, and enjoy we did! We went to the pier, played on a playground overlooking the beach, w...

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The end of a season
Do you know what today is? Well let me tell you! Its the end of the season of my life called "cancer".  Yes, I finished treatment ages ago (16 months ago, in fact), but I've still been dealing with this stupid reconstruction process. 14 months ago I had a b...
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