CANCERDAD'S THOUGHTS

     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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Jan. 11, 2021

Ep 2- Stay Off Google

One thing we learned really quick, after Neyland's diagnosis, was that searching on Google for answers was probably one of the worst things you can do.  We, like I am sure other families were, wasn't familiar with the situation we were in, and …

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    The day we found out about Neyland's tumor was a hard day on all accounts for me.  One thing that is not mentioned  in this episode, is the blessing that we had in the form of Neyland's regular doctor. Iris Snyder.  It's…

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         For those following the podcast, or even just watched the trailer, my family has been in the world of childhood cancer for over seven and a half years now.  This journey has taught me many things over the year…

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     Life inside childhood cancer definitely has its ups and downs.  One thing that proves true for me is the roller coaster of a ride that I have been on with my faith during this journey. I am by no means, a perfect example of …

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