Well, after a long hiatus, I am back. I feel like I have let some people down by not posting any updates. Yes I am still around, and I am still kick’n. I am going to start with the present and work my way back.
This past weekend, I had the opportunity to spend it [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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…
For a day that had a bad start, it sure ended with a bang… Usually a day or two after his treatment, he starts feeling very tired and sick…and today was no exception… add the fact that the pills for his rash make him very nauseous, and after our breakfast of rib eye, eggs and [...]
Hello there, this was Charlie’s next to last chemo session; the last one is January 6th, then they will decide when to do his surgery. One of the best moments of the session was seeing Shar back at the reception desk… she has been there at least for as long as he has been a [...]
It’s been hard to get into the Christmas spirit… so unsure of what lies ahead. Charlie has 2 more treatments left before they go in and operate; this Friday, December 23rd, and January 6. He has been doing pretty well, some days are very hard for him to get out of bed, his medicine for the [...]
Charlie isn’t getting through this on his own…. but with the grace of God, and for good friends… they help in the toughest times to bring it all into perspective…This saying couldn’t be more perfect… God bless you…Thank you Kelly!