These are the thoughts of a Texas transplant in West Michigan who makes his living as a newspaper reporter by evening, and a struggling novelist by day.

Thursday, July 12, 2007

dad update

it's been awhile sinc i've written anything cancer-related about my dad. sometimes i just don't feel like facing his situation.

yesterday, though, we got really good news, after he'd heard some really bad news. here's the skinny.

earlier in the day on tuesday the nurse came over and was taking blood frm him.no one was home except for my dad. she couldn't take a second sample,or was having trouble. so she proceeds to tell my dad that his cancer marker was up. that really depressed him. he told my mom and things were pretty bad.

want to know what's a problem herer? well, the idiot nurse had no business telling my dad anything about where his cancer marker level was. it is the doctor's responsibility. i was a bit upset over that.

so yesterday they went to the doctor and instead of hearing bad news, he told them the cancer marker was at 39, down about 30 points. apparently my dad had a huge smile on his face. they told the doctor about the nurse and he was upset because it wasn't her place to say anything. and besides, she had the wrong information.

i am so glad the chemo is working. i know it takes a toll on his body but if he's willing to continue, that's fine. and i think the news yesterday helped out a lot. my dad doesn't smille much these days, so i'm happy he did.

on another note, a cute one this time. emma said the word "no." an interesting word for the bratty cute child. she knows words like pamper and knows when she needs to be changed or time for a bath. but she'd not said the word "no" before. linda was excited. when arnold came home and found out, he asked emma to say no. all she did was shake her head instead. it looks like it's going to be on her terms. that's why it makes it all the more interesting that she chose the word "no" to say. i love it.

5 Comments:

Blogger Mark said...

That's great to hear. Keep the good news coming.

P.S. That a-hole nurse deserves to lose her job.

2:40 AM

 
Blogger ninest123 Ninest said...

ninest123 16.01
louis vuitton, michael kors outlet, ray ban sunglasses, tiffany and co, louis vuitton, chanel handbags, replica watches, ugg boots, prada outlet, tiffany jewelry, oakley sunglasses, louis vuitton outlet, nike air max, oakley sunglasses, prada handbags, burberry outlet online, ray ban sunglasses, replica watches, longchamp outlet, oakley sunglasses, jordan shoes, oakley sunglasses, michael kors outlet, ugg boots, louis vuitton, polo ralph lauren outlet, uggs on sale, burberry, michael kors outlet, longchamp, ugg boots, gucci outlet, michael kors, nike outlet, louis vuitton outlet, louboutin outlet, louboutin, polo ralph lauren outlet, nike air max, nike free, christian louboutin outlet, michael kors outlet, michael kors outlet, cheap oakley sunglasses, ugg boots, ray ban sunglasses, longchamp outlet, louboutin shoes, tory burch outlet

8:42 PM

 
Blogger ninest123 Ninest said...

air force, nike trainers, sac longchamp, sac guess, tn pas cher, coach outlet, new balance pas cher, ray ban pas cher, air max, timberland, true religion jeans, north face, nike roshe, nike free run uk, abercrombie and fitch, vans pas cher, michael kors, michael kors, ralph lauren pas cher, burberry, michael kors, ralph lauren uk, hollister pas cher, nike free, lacoste pas cher, true religion outlet, air jordan pas cher, nike blazer, louboutin pas cher, true religion jeans, nike roshe run, vanessa bruno, hogan, longchamp pas cher, ray ban uk, lululemon, converse pas cher, longchamp, hollister, mulberry, nike air max, michael kors, nike huarache, nike air max, replica handbags, north face, coach purses, oakley pas cher, nike air max, true religion jeans, hermes

8:44 PM

 
Blogger ninest123 Ninest said...

reebok shoes, herve leger, soccer shoes, vans, iphone cases, ray ban, timberland boots, new balance, p90x workout, instyler, converse, hollister, valentino shoes, hollister, mcm handbags, mac cosmetics, celine handbags, ferragamo shoes, abercrombie and fitch, chi flat iron, iphone 6 plus cases, beats by dre, nfl jerseys, mont blanc, oakley, north face outlet, gucci, soccer jerseys, lululemon, ipad cases, iphone 5s cases, birkin bag, iphone 6 cases, louboutin, ralph lauren, baseball bats, vans shoes, iphone 6s cases, nike roshe, asics running shoes, nike air max, jimmy choo shoes, iphone 6s plus cases, nike air max, insanity workout, s5 cases, north face outlet, wedding dresses, ghd, bottega veneta, giuseppe zanotti, babyliss

8:47 PM

 
Blogger ninest123 Ninest said...

bottes ugg, louis vuitton, ugg,uggs,uggs canada, replica watches, canada goose, doke gabbana outlet, moncler, sac louis vuitton pas cher, swarovski, louis vuitton, swarovski crystal, marc jacobs, moncler outlet, canada goose, louis vuitton, pandora jewelry, pandora jewelry, ugg,ugg australia,ugg italia, juicy couture outlet, moncler, louis vuitton, ugg pas cher, pandora charms, moncler, wedding dresses, pandora charms, supra shoes, moncler, coach outlet, canada goose outlet, moncler, barbour, canada goose, thomas sabo, canada goose outlet, toms shoes, doudoune canada goose, canada goose uk, links of london, canada goose, montre pas cher, hollister, juicy couture outlet, moncler, barbour jackets, karen millen, lancel, converse outlet, moncler, ugg boots uk
ninest123 16.01

8:50 PM

 

Post a Comment

<< Home