So, This Happened…And This is Happening!

So, This Happened…And This is Happening! HAIR! Okay, so the hair is the first “this.” The story behind the hair: Hannah has wanted to dye her hair green for a while and I’d said “no, no, no…okay.” And then she asked me if I’d dye my hair with her. And, to my surprise, I said “okay!” It’s quite an offer for a mom to get from her 17 year old! So, I’ve never dyed my hair before. Ever. A few times I got highlights, but never dyed. So now my hair is dyed “mermaid.” What can I say? I saw […]

Alleluia!

The doctor told us that my tumor has not grown!!!!!! It has taken a couple of days for the news to really sink in, especially after those few weeks of having “episodes.” It is truly a miracle, in my eyes. This means that I do NOT need to have surgery right now!  And I do not have to have another MRI until October. Woot! And wow. It was a stressful wait for the news.  So much thanks to give, so much gratitude inside me. Thank you so much for being with me as I ride each one of these tidal waves. […]

Miracles

No beating around the bush for me – the news from Charlottesville tonight is great! There has been no new growth of the tumor since my last MRI (September 2018)! Wooooooooot! To say I am thrilled would be an understatement. I am so, so happy and grateful. It’s yet another miracle in my life. I’m learning to believe in them. Really. Here’s my story about miracles. I usually take time to prepare myself for my oncology appointments before I go to them. Often, I’ll do some reading about oligodendroglioma tumors and new treatment options. I try to read both actual […]

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