Looking for Bugs

January 2, 2007 from Skip | The Whole Story, Ups and Downs | Comments Off on Looking for Bugs

Here is Don’s email received at 2:15PM today. Please note the request for specific prayer at the end. Happy new year to you all. Skip, for Don & Heather Happy New Year! I had my 3rd chemo last Thursday (12/28). It was uneventful although I did ache a lot from Saturday through the 1st spending […]

Dr Ehni Speaks Up!

January 2, 2007 from Don | The Whole Story, Ups and Downs | Comments Off on Dr Ehni Speaks Up!

I spoke with Doug. He was so excited and agreed with me this is not Ehni’s usual style. He loved the stink of the liver bag becoming the sweet perfume of Jesus and healing. He is going to try to get me in tomorrow or Monday at the latest to get the tube reduced. Great […]

Looking for Bugs

January 2, 2007 from Don | Encouraging Times, The Whole Story, Ups and Downs | Comments Off on Looking for Bugs

Today is another high point- this time for the liver. Remember, this is where we started at the end of September with a grapefruit size mass in the liver and a liver tube inserted by Dr Joseph to remove fluid from what was then thought to be an amoeba picked up in Latin America. A […]

More astonishing news today. One thing we’re all learning from this roller coaster ride: expect the unexpected. Don’s two emails below in sequence tell you all in his own words. Skip, for Don & Heather This is a one-time offer, and if you don’t want to miss it, act now! This is a one-time offer, […]

Dr. Doug Lee Figures out what’s going on!

January 9, 2007 from Don | Encouraging Times, Quick Overview, The Whole Story | Comments Off on Dr. Doug Lee Figures out what’s going on!

We have had a wonderful Christmas with the boys sleeping in until 10:30 AM on Christmas morning. As we sat down to open gifts I found myself crying a lot. It just struck me what a gift it was to be alive, feeling strong, with all the Chemo and lab tests going well, knowing it […]

The Miracle Tunnel Between my Colon and Liver!

January 9, 2007 from Skip | Encouraging Times, Photos, Quick Overview, The Whole Story, Ups and Downs | Comments Off on The Miracle Tunnel Between my Colon and Liver!

Last night I thought I would be forwarding you a very sobering email from Don. Tonight, I just sit here astonished (a word I have used more during the past 3 months than I have in my entire life). So here are Don’s own words for your reading pleasure. Skip, for Don & Heather Yesterday […]

Extreme Pain at the Liver Tube!

January 15, 2007 from Don | Discouraging Times, The Whole Story, Ups and Downs | Comments Off on Extreme Pain at the Liver Tube!

It has been a while since I have given an update. In this case no news is good news. I have even made it up to the office in Everett a couple of days and had some business meetings at home as well. I can’t even begin to tell you how great that feels. I […]

Nine Weeks and the Fourth Chemotherapy Begins!

January 19, 2007 from Skip | The Whole Story | Comments Off on Nine Weeks and the Fourth Chemotherapy Begins!

Here is Don’s report as of about 5:30PM today. His Chemo went well yesterday, and he is feeling good today. He does have pain from the liver tube, and also discomfort in his feet (chemo side-effect). Heather and the boys left tonight for Crystal to ski through Monday. Good friend Dan Jessup arrived late this […]

Pain Update

January 19, 2007 from Don | The Whole Story, Ups and Downs | Comments Off on Pain Update

Skip, As you know I have been having some sharp pains at the site where my tube enters my body. After calling my Oncologist, Doug Lee about it Monday night he asked to see me first thing Tuesday morning. He wanted to get some cultures to get things stabilized so we would not have to […]

Off to ER for a Brain Scan!

January 22, 2007 from Skip | The Whole Story, Ups and Downs | Comments Off on Off to ER for a Brain Scan!

From Don, about 5PM tonight. Heather and Bo are home now. They had a glorious time skiing at Crystal, and Heather felt real joy in getting out on the slopes. She said today was a brilliant day of sun and crisp air and great snow. Johnny stayed home over the weekend to study for midyear […]

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