Friday, March 2nd, Nation Dress In Blue Day, turned out to be a wonderful day. Many thanks to Mayor Teresa Jacobs and her staff for making Friday a successful event; with many visitors and survivors present in the county chambers, a proclamation was read then given to Charlie issued by the mayor that [...]
The day is near.. National Dress In Blue Day is the kickoff for Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Charlie and I are just ecstatic! So much has happened in the last couple of weeks. Charlie is on his way to recovery; One of the biggest things we are excited about is that we sent proclamations to [...]
Last Thursday, all the Lowe’s employees in his district – 2000 strong – dressed out in blue to show their support for Charlie and what he is trying to do: make others aware of the importance of early colon cancer screening. When he got out of surgery and was ‘coherent’, I showed him [...]
Guess I am feeling sentimental for Charlie; he was talking about the good times he has had, so I thought I would throw this together so he could reminisce.
Well, tomorrow, Thursday, is the day; surgery to resection his left lung… today was a busy day for him; breathing test in the morning, then the doctors appointment, and pre-operative paperwork. We then had a delicious, quiet dinner with friends. He is in bed now hopefully resting as he has a tough day tomorrow. Charlie [...]
Felds Body Shop
Charlie and Ken
David and Ken
Charlie’s last look at the car before it gets stripped…
Need I say more?
Well, who is to say that chemo works every time? Hearing the results of the PET scan today were to say the very least, disappointing and shocking… we figured since he had the nasty rash, and the nausea, and the raw hands and feet, that the chemo was doing it’s job… how wrong we were…
RING THE BELL,
THREE TIMES WELL,
IT’S TOLL TO CLEARLY SAY,
MY TREATMENTS DONE,
THIS COURSE IS RUN,
AND I AM ON MY WAY!
-U.S. NAVY REAR ADMIRAL IRVE LE MOYNE
The first part of his treatment is done…Charlie’s Chemo is over… it was such a memorable moment, [...]
Here is the video I took of them giving him their gifts… he didn’t realize I had started to record and was caught unawares…I told them they could have had the car 2 months ago all they had to do was dig it out of it’s hiding spot… he would have never known [...]