Last Saturday Phoenix woke up feeling great, so we were super excited to get out of the house and do a fun family activity. Unfortunately, the weather was rainy and chilly in Austin so we decided to head to San Antonio and go to the zoo instead. When we got to the Zoo, it had begun… Continue reading The Witte Museum
The last time I updated on Phoenix, we had just received the news that his Neuroblastoma had relapsed, and were beginning a new type of treatment. He has since completed 3 rounds of this new treatment, and we are about to head to Dell for the 4th round on Monday. The plan was to continue with… Continue reading Coming Up Soon in Phoenix’s Treatment…
Although we were all recovering from not feeling well the day before, we still managed to have a sweet and simple Valentine’s Day at home. Ben surprised the kids and I with sweets in the morning when we woke up, and then Shiloh and I headed off to school and work. Shiloh had her Valentine’s… Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day 2017
On Sunday, we were lucky to be invited to attend an event at Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch by the always fantastic Jaxon’s FROG Foundation. I was actually super nervous leading up to this event that something would happen (like ending up in the hospital unexpectedly) to prevent us from going, so I was so excited that… Continue reading Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch
This holiday season flew by, and though we were not able to do all that we had planned due to some unexpected occurrences with Phoenix’s treatment, we are so thankful for the magic of the season and our time spent together. One day after work, we decided to go to a local pizza place for… Continue reading December 2016
“Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows.” -Helen Keller When Phoenix was first diagnosed in January 2016, I received something in the mail that happened to have this quote on it. It really spoke to me, and I have kept it in my mind during this year of treatment.… Continue reading An Update on Phoenix’s Treatment
I can’t believe that our sweet Shiloh is 5 years old today. If I had to pick one word to describe her, it would be joyful. She is so full of happiness and light, and has definitely infused that happiness into every aspect of our lives. We are thankful every day that she is ours,… Continue reading Happy 5th Birthday, Shiloh!