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Doing Cancer with David. My husband and best friend was diagnosed with stage 4 mestatic lung cancer September 13,2016.
To watch a man who went to work whether or not he was sick. A man who tried his best to do his best and it would break his heart when he fell short. The day he received his diagnosis crushed him. He cried and continued to apologize. As a wife it was time to be his protector, his strength and his frontline. 
Dave's journey during this battle has brought him to the hospital for radiation for his hips and brain. Which took a toll on his short term memory. That frustrates him greatly. At times he forgets about appointments, or who he is seeing, and even a conversation.  This isn't all the time but it is more now than it was in September. Once radiation was finished Dave started chemotherapy and is currently still receiving treatments. 
In between hospital visits (depending on the week it can be up to 15 or more)I have been reaching out to local agencies for help. Depending on the agency was the answer. If you divorce him, leave him, you receive too much money on temporary disability. Then the day came when we received 19.00 a month for food. Now, his temporary disability has been exhausted. Through God's grace we have not gone hungry. It was hard to watch Dave witness this struggle.February came and I had to make a choice again. Do I leave my husband to return to work or do I continue to walk next to him through this journey. So I willingly stepped away in order to do God's will. 
We are now at a point were we are picking and choosing, do we pay rent and lose transportation? Do we pay electric or buy food.? Our struggle is real , what we are facing is real. 

Angela M Hull

2017-05-23 12:40:32

Love you Kim. May God bless you

Steven L Foley

2017-05-20 10:02:45

I will be praying for you both.

Tracy M Peirce

2017-05-19 15:09:33

My heart is with David and all of his family. I was so sad to hear that he was sick and now everything else you have to deal with on top of his illness. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Love Tracy Peirce

Mary Arruda

2017-05-19 13:52:34

Love you both

Pamela Peirce

2017-05-12 06:27:47

Sending love and prayers

Margaret perry

2017-04-25 23:09:03

Praying for you

Update #1
April 25, 2017, 7:49 pm

Today he was supposed to receive treatment, but he could not. His counts were down and he dropped 6 lbs., great we were served with a 5 day or quit. Heavy is the heart. 

Update #2
April 27, 2017, 10:54 pm

It's stress time. Landlord wasted no time. Got served to be in court next Friday.  A high risk place for a person with a compromised immune system. Totally sad that it's all about money. I  pray we get time to get in somewhere. My heart is breaking as he shouldn't have to worry about this. 

Update #3
May 11, 2017, 1:19 pm

We have encountered another bump in the road. He has been having mini strokes for a month or so and now we are being evicted. Not really sure what else to do. We can't afford to pay regular rents and low income rentals are at least a 2 year wait. 

Update #4
June 11, 2017, 10:47 am

Yay another day of need. Going to have to park our transportation for a while. It needs more than we can afford. And to be honest pretty much everyone we thought were friends has walked away. It's sad really. Please pray for provision.  Our needs are tires, tune up, and oil change.This is frustrating to say the least. 

Update #5
June 16, 2017, 8:50 am

Thank you insurance. They originally rejected a much needed brain scan . 2 to 3 weeks ago. Well they just informed us yesterday that it got approved. Not sure if I can take anymore bad news. See the mass in his left lung has grown and it is now in the right lung. They are also concerned about his kidneys. My heart breaks.

Update #6
June 24, 2017, 5:50 pm

Well, he has a brain scan this week as well as an appointment with neurologist. They are hoping not to find signs of stroke, more cancer or other issues. He also
started a new treatment. 

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Love you Kim. May God bless you

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I will be praying for you both.

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My heart is with David and all of his family. I was so sad to hear that he was sick and now everything else you have to deal with on top of his illness. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Love Tracy Peirce

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