Quality of Life Improvement with Hydrocortisone

2 Oct

Just finished Susie’s cancer follow-up this week.  Her neuro-oncologist was greatly pleased with how she has physically improved over the summer.  She had been fighting fatigue and persistent ear infections over the last couple of years.  Her condition had deteriorated … Read More »

Vacation Again in California

20 Aug

Last year we vacationed in California.  We started in Los Angeles and finished in Sonoma, see California Dreaming.  This year, we decided to fly in and out of San Francisco, add more time in Sonoma, a visit to the mountains and … Read More »

California Dreaming

9 Aug

It is hard to fathom that we are home after our summer vacation.  We left Austin with mild summer highs in the 90s, coming back to triple digits and brown lawns.  Our trip from LA to Sonoma County was beautiful and … Read More »

Carpet Bombing Brain Cancer

25 Feb

During the middle of February, Susie and I traveled to MD Anderson for her cancer appointments.  As I’ve mentioned in the past, we are alternating every two months between two neuro-oncologist (one in Houston and one in Austin).  Her appointment in … Read More »

Back In The Saddle, Kind Of

15 Sep

It is now middle of September.  A lot has happened in the last month.  Susie traveled with Leora (her mom) and I to Virginia.  It was a great visit.  Our nephew Sam, who is Susie’s Godson, and his wife were … Read More »

Still Walking

2 Aug

July has come and gone.  We are officially into August.  Looking back, it has been quite a roller-coaster month.  Susie’s left ear and fatigue continued to plague her.  She did all sorts of antibiotics and steroids to reduce inflammation or … Read More »

Happy Mother’s Day

14 May

Well it has been a bit of a roller coaster the last couple of weeks.  Susie joined the women in her family for the Annual Callahan Girls Weekend.  She skipped the Friday night party and drove up Saturday with Debbie … Read More »

Is it the end of Summer?

6 Sep

Well, we’ve returned from vacation and school has started.  Susie spent some time in Sonoma visiting some dear friends and our nephew, Matthew.  She came back to blistering temperatures near around 110 F/ 43 C.  Fortunately, we were turning around … Read More »

Looking forward to Summer

12 May

Well we have had a whirl wind of an April/ early May.  We joined my family in Connecticut for a long weekend to celebrate Pesach, went to the Callahan Rockport Beach House for Easter, Susie joined the Callahan women for … Read More »