The hits just keep on coming. Why can't any of this be easy? This was all hard enough when it was "just" a new mom being diagnosed with stage 3C ovarian cancer during the birth of her first child. But in hindsight, the early days of chemotherapy were relatively simple and well-tolerated. When Amanda went into hospital this summer for the major surgery to remove the remaining tumours and perform a radical hysterectomy, her big fear was that they'd find a lot more cancer. I was more afraid of simple things like bleeding and hospital-acquired infections. Sometimes I hate being right. My brown-eyed girl and our blue-eyed boy. Both Leafs fans. Hope comes in weird forms. As mentioned last time, Amanda was admitted to hospital with a fever that the doctors figured was caused by an abscess about the size of two Chicken McNuggets. She was in for about a week as they dosed her with antibiotics and got a better handle on the pain from the intraperitoneal chemotherap
Video preservation and personal history are the current mission for London, Ontario broadcaster Scott Simpson.