The other day something happened that touched me deeply. I’ve been pondering it for some time now, trying to find the right words to put upon a page to appropriately pay homage. I still haven’t found the perfect words but today is the perfect day to tell the story. Continue reading Lucky Us
Monthly Archives: February 2008
Familiar (and scary) Story
Back when our Great Cancer Adventure started, the insurance company, Humana, wrote us a letter telling us that they were “auditing” our application… and was clearly threatening to cancel our policy when we needed it most. I’m not certain how close we actually came to being canceled but I can tell you for sure that we definitely felt like we were just inches away from the same situation as Patsy Bates, the woman in this video. Thankfully, it was not the case for us. Continue reading Familiar (and scary) Story
Flu Made for Two & More on the Spa Visit
The Influenza de Maggie has taken it’s logical next step – I’m now sick as a dog.* So, while Maggie and I were hanging out last night instead of sleeping, she shared with me more details of her visit with Dr. Loukas on Tuesday morning.
* You have to wonder, really, where are all these dogs that have a cough, runny nose, and fever with body aches? Continue reading Flu Made for Two & More on the Spa Visit
Home to Sleep
Dr. Loukas thinks it’s the flu. Flo thinks it’s pneumonia. Either way, Dr. Loukas does not believe that there’s any real threat or need for a hospital visit. Continue reading Home to Sleep
Long Night, No Sleep
Maggie didn’t sleep at all last night. This morning her temp was 102.8. Yikes. Yesterday, after her 101.9 reading I called Nurse Mary who had Dr. Loukas get us an antibiotic and said to just come in tomorrow for her normal appointment. Well, that’s in two hours and 25 minutes (9AM) so we’ll hopefully have more info after that.
Not Feeling Well
Maggie called me after lunch to tell me she was feeling pretty bad and was headed home. She headed by The Spa first for a quick check of her cell counts because this is eerily similar to when she was ill right before her Greece trip… when we spent a week in the hospital. Continue reading Not Feeling Well