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Radiation Treatments Complete

Julie has finally completed her 35 daily radiation treatments. The treatments really did a number on her skin, so it will take a while for that to heal, but at least that phase of her treatment is complete, and we won't be locked into staying in Houston, as we have been for the last couple of months. We were actually able to get home for this Thanksgiving weekend. Because this cancer is resistant to chemotherapy drugs, there there are no preventative measures available to us. We just have to hold our breath now, and hope that we don't have another local recurrence, or metastasis that this particular cancer is so notorious for. We will continue to be watchful, and she will have regular tests and scans. She is feeling pretty good right now, even though she's still on opioids to control her neuralgia pain. She felt well enough for us to make a run over to Louisiana last weekend for a little gambling. I'm happy that she's feeling well enough to enjoy herself a bit, and that we now have some time available to do whatever she cares to do. We truly thank you all for your continued support and your positive thoughts.

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Comments (7)

  • Sue Sullivan
    Sue Sullivan

    YAHOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!! So glad to hear the great news. I knew you could do it Julie. Now nothing can stop you enjoying life with Art by your side. Thanks Art for keeping all of us updated on your fantastic Julie. Such a wonderful life you two have done so many things during these hard times.

    6 months ago · Reply
  • Bill Taylor
    Bill Taylor

    Hallelujah, prayers are being answered. Lord keep Julie and Art in your loving hands. Give them comfort and peace. Enjoy the holidays and keep up the great news.

    6 months ago · Reply
  • Gloria E Irby
    Gloria E Irby

    That is fantastic!!!!! May God bless you and keep you strong.

    6 months ago · Reply
  • James Stewart
    James Stewart

    So happy to hear some good news.

    6 months ago · Reply
  • Jack E. Smith
    Jack E. Smith

    Art and Julie, It is good to hear that you have completed the radiation treatment and have started to feel better. I am glad to hear that you were able to be home at Thanksgiving and were able to pull a few slots. You are still in my prayers.

    6 months ago · Reply
  • Jamie Middleton
    Jamie Middleton

    Julie...you really are a fighter. I just can't imagine. Be strong and pamper yourself!! Jamie

    5 months ago · Reply
  • Robert Williams
    Robert Williams

    Great news Art - Give our best to Julie! Love you guys

    5 months ago · Reply

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