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Mary's Songs

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Mary's Songs

Written and sung by Mary

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   1. Brother to Sister  2. The Answer  3. Jesus 5. Long Ago

All Mary's Songs

So Much Info So LittleTime

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I have come to a different kind of “throwing up my hands”. It is more of an omission to myself that I don’t have the knowledge nor expertise to put together a “cancer cure”program. I admit I don’t know that. We are faced with so many answers to John’s cancer. Whether it’s a friend that shares what they read on a cancer cure or even the access I have myself to articles, summits, webinars, on natural healing. All interesting, some frustrating, many financially undoable. The mega blah blah blah of the airwaves.
However, I’m not responsible for John’s death. But I do have the privilege to assist his living. His quality of living. For one minute one day at a time. In those moments or hours of pain to reach out and use my hands to administer the treatments. Like oil rubs carefully massaged to his aching back and feet. I know how to do that! I can do that! I know it puts him in a state of much-needed relaxation.  I offer him my half of our failing memories dedicated to remembering what is impor…

Our Cancer Journey

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“No one takes the journey alone. At least no one should” A quote from someone famous.
Friends and family have been asking so we thought we need to bring people up to date on Johns cancer condition.
Starting in March of 2016:Tumor removal on the spine Stage 4.4 cancerNerve paralysis to his lower bodyLearning to walk againChemo started soon after his return home from the hospital Hormone shots every few months to keep the testosterone from feeding the cancerA summer and part of fall “dealing”with the effects of chemo as well as getting on his feet again Benefiting from the good shape he was in that affected his recovery in a positive way.Physical therapy appointmentsScans, blood tests, MRIs, etc, wash, rinse ...repeatScary situations sending us to the emergency rooms and more tests. Caring staff wherever we landedAnd now for the here and now. The PSA has been climbing again. Little climbs are watchable. Big jumps are cause for concern and evidently enough now to put chemo back on the ag…