Chemo plans

Yesterday, my doctor encouraged me to prepare for chemo, and today another doctor agreed. We also learned that female patients who are treated with chemo are discouraged from having more children.  Even though I expected everything the doctors said, I still felt shock, frustration, and disappointment. The chemo treatment that the doctor advised was temozolomide. […]

God’s good care

In the Bible, God allows Satan to take away Job’s riches, children, and servants. When Job continually asks why God is allowing these tragedies.  God speaks to Job.  In the children’s book, “A Patient Man from Uz,” Kyle Butt summaries what God told Job: “Then God began to speak to Job To help him understand, […]

Favorite verse

I have been challenged to post my favorite verse on Facebook.  This task is very difficult for me, because the Bible is filled with many great truths.   Many of these truths have been significant to me, but at this time John 10:10 would be my favorite (but by tomorrow, I could have another one).  John […]

Powerful church

Christians disapprove of many things found in our culture: abortion, prostitution, pornography, etc.  All of this evil can be overwhelming. Sometimes, we feel as though Satan is winning, and until Jesus returns, there is nothing we can do about it.  On Sunday my husband preached on Matthew 16, in verse 18 Jesus tells Peter, “the […]

Back to Normal???

It is hard to believe that it has been 3 weeks since surgery.  Anyone who sees me can’t even tell that I had brain surgery.  Honestly, you will have to know me in order to notice subtle differences such as I am more easily tired, I still occasionally struggle with my words, and I also […]

Pathology report

So yesterday, we had an appointment with the neuro-oncologist.  The pathology report says that the tumor is the same as last time: oligoastrocytoma grade II.  I reread what I wrote on Facebook roughly two years ago about my first pathology report, and still agree my diagnoses causes more questions than it answers. In addition, my […]

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