Monthly Archives: August 2011

Waiting And Wondering

Not knowing what is to come requires a person to be patient. Hope had an infusion of a chemotherapy drug Aug. 25 and started a pill to work with the infusion Aug. 27. We are waiting. The lymph nodes under … Continue reading

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My Treat Is MY Treat

Hope is getting chemotherapy now. I am enjoying a chai and Starbucks Wi-Fi. Hope’s lymph nodes under her chin are slightly raised, but her nodes in her anal area are “really good” the veterinarian said.  Hope is not in complete … Continue reading

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Destructive Dogs

Hope is continuing to do well. Yesterday she walked up to me while I was sitting on the couch, looked me in the eye and told me she wanted a walk. NOW! Her “I want a walk” bark infected Jake … Continue reading

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A New Definition Of Normal

Hope is continuing to do well. Life seems almost normal, except for having to give her pills crushed in baby food. Yesterday, Hope went to one of her veterinarians for some Healing Touch therapy, which has helped her behavior. Her … Continue reading

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Cancer Ups And Downs

We have held on tightly to the cancer roller coaster this past week. A week ago we waited on a response to the recent chemotherapy: an infusion Aug. 6 combined with a pill taken for five days from Aug. 8 … Continue reading

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Hope Is Hanging In There

Our sweet schnauzer girl is active and bright-eyed. The Saturday chemotherapy hasn’t worked alone yet. We have added a pill form of chemo to it as we planned. It is too early to tell if it is working. She did … Continue reading

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Holding On To Hope For Hope

Hope is not doing well. The chemotherapy from last week didn’t work. Her tumors continued to grow. She has three tumors on the right side of her face from her cheek to under her jaw. She has one on the … Continue reading

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