Update- CarePages

Update Posted Jun 20, 2012 8:49pm Edit: REPOSTED FROM CAREPAGES Sorry it has taken me so long to get an update posted. It has been a difficult month and a half for me. It all started on Mother’s day, then I had my 6 month anniversary of finding out I …

Happy Spring- CarePages

Happy Spring Posted Apr 20, 2012 5:16pm Edit: REPOST FROM CAREPAGES With Spring comes new beginnings and mine has been a busy one! On April 1st, Sean and I did the Carlsbad 5000, exactly 1 month after surgery. We have had a lot of baseball games with Sean coaching and …

Time To Celebrate!!- CarePages

Time To Celebrate!! Posted Mar 20, 2012 6:58pm Edit: REPOSTED FROM CAREPAGES We found out over the weekend that there is enough protein in the cancer to make the vaccine. I just returned from UCLA, where I had several appointments this morning. I had to give about 35 vials of …

Out of the hospital- CarePages

Out of the hospital Posted Mar 3, 2012 8:52pm Edit: REPOST FROM CAREPAGES Melanie is out of the hospital! She is recovering exceptionally well. I think she is recovering better and faster than the last surgery. She wants to walk the kids to school on monday and I might even …

Out of surgery- CarePages

Out of surgery Posted Mar 1, 2012 4:47pm Edit: REPOST FROM CAREPAGES I just talked to the surgeon. The procedure went well. From the time of the first incision it took about 2 hours. The surgeon fells she got 90% or more of the tumor removed, enough for the vaccine. …

Today’s the day- CarePages

Today’s the day Posted Mar 1, 2012 8:02am Edit: REPOST FROM CAREPAGES I am sitting in the waiting room to get checked in for my surgery. I just wanted to thank everyone for all the nice things you have posted and for all the love and support that has been …

February- CarePages

February Posted Feb 27, 2012 7:23pm Edit: REPOSTED FROM CAREPAGES This month has gone by so fast. Just wanted to update this before my surgery. Sean and I were at UCLA today for some pre-op stuff. I can’t believe the surgery is only 3 days away. My mom came down …

Surgery- CarePages

Surgery Posted Jan 25, 2012 11:19am Edit: REPOSTED FROM CAREPAGES We made the definite decision to have another surgery and it is scheduled for March 1st. I will still be getting the vaccine after the surgery. I had to put it off 2 weeks because Faith has a cheer competition …

Third Times a Charm!- CarePages

Third Times a Charm! Posted Jan 18, 2012 10:12am Edit: REPOSTED FROM CAREPAGES Today Sean and I went to UCLA to meet with Dr Liau, a Neurosurgeon about my treatment options. We were happy to find out that UCLA has a brain tumor board that meets every Wednesday to discuss their patients. …

Where to go- CarePages

Where to go? Posted Jan 13, 2012 12:17pm Edit: REPOSTED FROM CAREPAGES (again that support group was with the San Diego Brain Tumor Foundation) Last Tuesday Sean and I spoke with the surgeon who did my last surgery at UCLA. He explained that after looking at my MRI images with …