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   Well, we finally made it home Sunday around 3:00 in the afternoon. We were suppose to have gotten in 10:30 Saturday night but after several delays in Charlotte, they cancelled our flight and we spend the night at the airport. They had snow and ice that day and almost shut everything down. Each plane going out had to be de-iced and had everything backed up. I'd say there were about 2000 people or so stranded overnight with us. But we were fine. Tristin felt good and other than being inconvenienced, we were ok. The Red Cross handed out blankets, cots, and water and the internet at Charlotte is as good as any airport we've been at so it helped past the time.  Just another story we can tell when he gets older.....
      We get to stay home for the next month and will be back to scan the middle of March. We'll enjoy each day of "normalcy" and I'm so thankful for the opportunities we have in Grand Rapids with Dr. Sholler and the new friends we've met. 
      Bronde and I will be running in the Scenic City 1/2 Marathon this weekend. Well, she will be running and I will be mostly walking. I'll see her for about the first 1/4 mile and then she'll be out of my sight. I actually despise running but maybe one day I'll enjoy it (probably not though). At the time I signed up in early January it seemed like a good idea. It did motivate me to lose 25 pounds since New Year's :)
    Thank you for keeping us in your prayers. Please pray that Tristin does well on the DFMO trial and we will have great results with this. It's a little easier to breathe knowing we have a plan now....I feel a sense of peace that I haven't felt in awhile and I definitely don't feel as stressed as I was a couple weeks ago. 
 With Love, Hope, and Faith,