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Elsie Hiebert
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Days -5 and -4
Rachel is still feeling great. Tonight her chemo gets changed so hopefully she won't react strongly to this. She gets this new drug for 2 days and then gets 2 days off  and then transplant. We've been making some friends. Of course no one is her age but eve...

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Day -6
Another good day. Still feeling quite good and eating lots. We enjoyed watching the opening ceremonies of the Olympics in the patient lounge. We enjoyed a few visits this afternoon. It was so nice to catch up with you Anna Vandershee (Harder). And Simon Fal...

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Day -7
So far so good. I guess I mean it's as good as it gets. This time around they are giving her steroids to control her nausea and boy is it working. She is eating. YAY. She is doing laps in the hospital. YAY. We even had a comment from a mother of a 28 yr old...

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Day -9 and Day-8
I'll give you a short explanation on my title. The days before transplant are in the minuses. The day of transplant is Day 0 and then after that we increase in numbers. Day 0 is to represent a new life for her or a rebirth of her immune system. Day -9 we ar...

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Thankfulness
Ephesians:5:20  Always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Rejoice evermore. Pray without ceasing. In everything give thanks: For this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning yo...

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Courage??
A few years back I started reading a blog of a young woman named Katie Davis. What I read simply amazed me. That someone so young could lead such an unselfish life. At 18 she moved to Uganda to become a missionary. It started out as a 1 yr term and years la...

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13 Reasons to Feel Truly Blessed
We've been home 10 days now. What a wonderful break it has been. We have been so blessed by people in our community. I just needed to say thanks to a few of these people. 1. Thanks so much to Christine at Nossa Casa Bistro who together with Port Rowan MB Ch...

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13 Reasons to Feel Truly Blessed
We've been home 10 days now. What a wonderful break it has been. We have been so blessed by people in our community. I just needed to say thanks to a few of these people. 1. Thanks so much to Christine at Nossa Casa Bistro who together with Port Rowan MB Ch...

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13 Reasons to Feel Truly Blessed
We've been home 10 days now. What a wonderful break it has been. We have been so blessed by people in our community. I just needed to say thanks to a few of these people. 1. Thanks so much to Christine at Nossa Casa Bistro who together with Port Rowan MB Ch...

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1 month
Last Sunday it was 1 month. In many ways it feels like we have been here since January when we first came in. Summer feels like a long ago dream.  Other families at the hospital come and go. The first stay at the hospital we made some good friends that were...
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