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7/19/2017 Latest post:
Welcome to our CaringBridge website. We are using it to keep family and friends updated in one place. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement. Thank you for visiting. After 2 years of Shane not being able to stay asleep every night and energy and life declining. Then a 6 month stretch of continuous colds, chest colds sinus infections so much coughing and so much Kleenex. I as a his wife was fed up. Fed up with not having my husband. Fed up with the sickness and always being sick. There was a point that so much coughing throughout a rib and excruciating pain caused him to miss several days of work. Then the last cold which seemed more like a bronchial infection caused him to not sleep and caused him to miss more work and it was finally enough. I finally made a doctors appointment and told him we were going. Being new patients it took 3 weeks to get in, things did not get better. On June 28th 2017 we got into the doctor, she immediately could recognize that he was sick. (Details in The Beginning journal entry and subsequent journal entries ) July 3rd first biopsies July 11th 2017 diagnosis from oncologist in Indiana July 16th Jumpstart into healing at Hallelujah Acres Lifestyles Retreat July 23rd Made our first 8 qts of fresh vegetable juice for recovery. July 25th Road trip to Spokane Washington August 2nd first appt with cancer center - gained some weight and blood pressure back to normal 8/9 - PET scan