My Ruth Ann

Sunday, May 22, 2011

So, Ruth has a grand baby ... and I call her my "faux" grand baby...

Her name is Kristen and she's 2 now. She is a miracle because she was born at 22 months. She weighed 1lb 9oz. She had a brain bleed and the doctors didn't know what the long term effects would be if she did live. She fought and pulled through. After 3 months in the hospital, she went home. Not long... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011


One year ago I left Ruth thinking she would be in remission at least for a little while. Two months later a tumor was found in her liver. They did many biopsies to try and get to the tumor, but the liver is so dense they had to do a scan and then cut the scanned images - slice them really - to see... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Chemo sucks

Ruth had her chemo and this is day three - "the worst day" she informed me. She knows having been there before. Monday was the six hour chemo treatment. It was all I could do to watch them insert the needle into the port in her chest and know that fucking poison was going into her body - twice the... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Our Tats

A shot of rose tequila and there you have it. Ruth got her's on the back of her necd because it will show when her hair falls out. She's sexy bald:) Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Ovarian Cancer the second time around - even less fun than the first time..

Four year ago my best friend Ruth was diagnosed with Ovarian cancer. She had been in pain after riding on the back of her husband's motorcycle several times and even went to the emergency room a couple of times. They sent her home and advised her to take tylenol. After a few weeks the pain had... Sign in to see full entry.

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