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From Mashable: #SkyBluePink

A touching story from Mashable on the use of social media to touch a family’s soul. SkyBluePink Right in the feels. I think I have something in my eye. Advertisements

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Prognosis

Wednesday morning, we met with a hospice nurse from the home healthcare company. On Friday, I took Mom to see her friendly neighborhood oncologist. We had a lot of questions. What were her treatment options? And what the hell was … Continue reading

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Happy about hospice?

Mom’s still in the nursing home; she just started week two. The next step is to get her OUT. My sister in Chicago got on the phone and handled a mess of things, but was unable to contact Mom’s primary … Continue reading

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Out from under the bus

It’s been almost a week since Mom was re-admitted to the hospital. They messed with her meds for a few days, and when that didn’t work, they scheduled her for a pacemaker (at 5:00 pm on a FRIDAY?!? With 45 … Continue reading

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Please leave encouraging comments.

I know it’s been pretty quiet around here lately. There are a couple reasons for that. First of all, I’ve been sucked back into “real life.” Mom has taken up so much of my time and attention that I’ve had … Continue reading

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