Follow Our 5-Dog Adventures!

Little sister HOPE has joined our family and brings with her so much cuteness and love. Follow her and her siblings' adventures on their Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/5dogcuteness/ ...

Going Home

After spending nearly a month in the hospital, I was able to start November by going home. This was not an easy transition to make. While of course I wanted to get home to my family and dogs, the hospital was ...

Pain Meds and Other Frustrations

I try to stay positive as much as possible but there are (obviously) some things about this that are just terrible and difficult to deal with. The reason that I was in the hospital for so long was because we w...

A Million Helping Hands

There are more things that it takes a village to do than just raise a child. This experience is something that I could not due without the huge network of people who have stepped up to help, share love and sto...

Constipation

https://youtu.be/pUKAcIu94WQ When you see someone who has cancer in the movies or whatever, you always hear about chemo and throwing up or hair falling out but there is all sorts of treatments and medicat...

The New Hairdo

One of the first things that I did when I got to the hospital was proactively cut my hair. It was a way to make it real but take control. A pink stripe to embrace as it is part of me. Short and manageable beca...

The Medical Stuff

So, obviously my time in the hospital is not all visits and gifts and goofing off with the staff. The routines of my day have become blood draws, pain medication, exercises and just doing everything that I can...

Gifts & Gestures

I have said it before and I will say it again – The thing that I am most thankful for during this time is my family and friends! They have showered me with love and support since the day I wound up in the hosp...

The Amazing Staff

One of the things that I am most thankful for with this whole experience is the staff that I have been blessed with at the hospital. They have done everything that they can to make sure I am comfortable and st...