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Showing posts from March, 2014

Moving forward with a clinical trial

It's been a tough couple of weeks since we got the news that Amanda's cancer returned. Amanda has had a lot of visitors to keep her mind busy, but there are still some very hard moments when the enormity of the situation is impossible to ignore.

Even with all this, we've had to consider what the next step of treatment will be. Amanda wrote this post for Facebook, and I share it again here so everyone can know what's coming up. Thanks, Amanda, for writing it!


After researching and discussing all treatment options available to me at this point in my disease, the decision has been made to be a study participant in a clinical trial called PROCEED. This trial is being offered both in Halifax and Toronto and I have the option to start treatment here and finish it there. Only 600 women are participating around the world, and I will hopefully be one of them.

Being apart of this clinical trial is far superior than the "standard treatment", because we all know wher…

Amanda's cancer has returned, just months after treatment

It's been two and a half months since the last update on this blog, and I was hoping to write one soon with lots of good news.

I was going to write about our recent trip to Jamaica, where we got to go snorkeling, bake in the sun and meet nice people from around Canada and the USA.
I was going to write about how Gordon is now 11 months old and exceeding all our hopes. He's a little dynamo who's not that little -- out of 100 babies his age, no normal one would be bigger. He's spectacular and we love him to bits.

I was going to write about putting the finishing touches on the Twin City Wrestling TV show that I've been working on for the past several months. It's just about ready to be sent in to the broadcaster, and it looks great.
I was going to write about the Canadian Cancer Society using our story in a very moving fundraising letter for their winter campaign in Nova Scotia.
I was going to write about Amanda's trip to Toronto to learn about how Prince Marga…