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Childhood Cancer

Unsolicited Advice

Y'all. I can't even. Two things have been on my mind today. Two things that rub me the wrong way. Fair warning, this post is fueled by frustration and pregnancy hormones, so take everything I say with a grain of salt. Number one. The nosey…

Questions

Disclaimer: This is not an upbeat post. These are really the thoughts that go through my mind every day. Every day since we learned that Reese has cancer. As much as I try, I have never been a very optimistic person. I would like to…

Cabin Fever

Initially we were supposed to go home last Friday. Then the docs thought Tuesday would be better. Then the end of the week. Now we're looking at the middle of next week, but even that's pretty optimistic. I guess I'm going to have to get…

The Diagnosis

Stage 4 neuroblastoma. That's what we're dealing with. This cancer is extremely rare-- about 500 cases or less diagnosed in the US every year. The tumor originated in Reese's belly, but the cancer has spread up through his chest to affect some of his lymph…