Monthly Archives: May 2009

Home Sweet Home

*** There are three post-op pictures at the end of this post. I’ll warn you again before you see them – and I’m SO sorry if anyone was offended or disgusted with no fair warning. I am too used to … Continue reading

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Saturday, 4:45pm EST, updated at 7pm

One of the doctors has cleared Chad to go home. Can you believe that? Yea, me neither. I was downstairs when the announcement was made, so I didn’t get a chance to immediately contest it. While it’s great news to … Continue reading

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Friday 3:45pm EST

Chad returned to his room about 2:00. He actually looks and feels worse than I expected. I expected an immediate relief from the pressure and headaches. Now, I’m now told it could be a few days. He just went down … Continue reading

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Friday, 1:30pm EST

I talked at length with Dr. Tatter while Chad was in recovery. He is still in recovery, and I’ve yet to see him. I’m told he’s doing well, and the surgery went very well. There was an issue with his … Continue reading

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May is National Brain Tumor Awareness Month

Last May, the United States House of Representatives declared May “National Brain Tumor Awareness Month.” By a voice vote, the House approved H. Res. 1124, a resolution sponsored by Representative Janice Schakowsky (D-IL), and by this action established May as … Continue reading

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Friday, 10am

Chad was originally set to go into surgery this evening at 5pm. Based on the CT Scan he had last night, the surgeon decided to go ahead and get Chad in the OR as soon as he could. Chad went … Continue reading

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Readmitted to WFUBMC

Earlier today, we made our way to Winston-Salem for Chad’s one-month follow-up visit with Dr. Tatter. Little did we know that we would be checking back into Le Hotel de Wake Forest University Medical Center, in the very same room … Continue reading

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Friday Feast: Chicken Alfredo Lasagna

After a longer-than-anticipated hiatus, we’re back on track with the Friday Feast. And so many of our friends and family members were generous to provide fabulous meals to us the first few weeks after Chad’s surgery. We are forever thankful. … Continue reading

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