CANCERDAD'S THOUGHTS

    I have discussed on numerous episodes a variety of different emotions that I have experienced throughout this journey.  There's one, though, that I haven't really touched on, mainly because I don't know how people will take it, bu…

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Feb. 17, 2022

Stop Empowering Cancer

     I usually write about a topic each week that is relatable to my most recent episode.  However, this morning, while interacting on Twitter, I came across a post that really weighed on my mind after reading it.  Therefore…

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Feb. 10, 2022

Hope Is All We Have

     We have been put through it, over and over again, and life wasn't letting up.  The most recent episode of my podcast, we find, once again, with our backs against the wall, and Neyland going through another relapse.  The…

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Feb. 3, 2022

Pass Me The Remote

     One thing that stands out to me, as I look back over the years of this journey, is how fast things happened, and when you needed it the most, life wouldn't slow down.  This is what makes a family's journey through this world…

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     There are all kinds of struggles that you endure, as a parent, when you child is battling cancer.  Just watching your child go through it all, is hard enough, but when you have multiple children, the struggle of it all inten…

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     One aspect of life within the world of childhood cancer that doesn't get addressed enough, how to handle this type of situation if you are one that is on the outside looking in, as a close friend's or family member's family takes…

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Jan. 10, 2022

The Struggle is Real

    It's been a long time since I have wrote a blog, or even done a podcast episode, eleven months to be exact.  There is a lot of reasons why this is the case, but it's never been because I didn't want too, or didn't have the desire …

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We have arrived at the part of our journey where Neyland has been declared in remission!  This news brought great joy to our family, and especially him.  For him this meant that he was finally going to be a kid again, and do what kids his …

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The topic of episode four is about the struggles of creating a life within treatments.  One of the biggest struggles, during this time, is trying to create a "family" atmosphere whereever you are.  A family are suppose to have those specia…

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I spoke a little bit, in episode 3, about how hard it was to standby as your child got sick from treatments.  I assume the feeling of wanting to take the sickness away is normal for any parent, but in this case it's just not possible.  You…

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