Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Chemo Day...


It is a good day. Jud has "passed" his blood test and his white blood cells are up, so he is able to have his second chemo. The last of the late afternoon sunshine is on him as he has a cup of coffee and prepares to sit back in his warmed Barcalounger. He is so lucky to be at Methodist Hospital which is a place he works, doing Courage and Renewal work. 



Check the view out his window. This is the "Healing Garden." In the warmer months, there are gardens of colorful flowers.  I think the winter view is just as beautiful. 





















I am sitting on the other side with my crafts in hand (a collage from Silver Bella that I still have not finished). My latest "toy" is up by that big computer...my IPad...I love it!!! Note the TV on the wall and across from Jud's chair. Not bad, huh?

This is such a beautiful, relaxing setting for healing. We feel very fortunate to have him here.

24 comments:

  1. Oh, Suz...thank you for keeping us posted on Jud's treatment. I felt the healing coming through every word in this post. Tell him I said, "Hello"....from Texas!
    diane
    xoxo

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  2. This is good news! A big squishy hug to both Jud and you!

    xoxo

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  3. Your two shining faces would brighten any room...Love the white frosted garden...it is very tranquil and beautiful

    HUGE healing hugs to both of you special people!

    I am filled with Hope and positive feelings by the sight of you!
    oxo
    p.s. you make me think of this quote:
    "Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you." ~Maori Proverb

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  4. I see joy and healing in his face and yours...and the magnificent place he has to do this in is wonderful. What a gift. Bless you both as you hold each other's hand through this journey.

    Sending love.
    xox Rella

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  5. Suz, I am so glad you are able to be in a place that is comfortable and healing for you both...sending good and loving thoughts and prayers your way! XO

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  6. This is such a heartwarming post. Yes, the setting is beautiful. However the most important gift of all is the smile on Jud's face, on your face and the healing that is happening. Continued healing...

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  7. I'm sending loving good wishes tomall of you!!
    I adore my new iPad!!!
    Oxox

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  8. Its so nice to see you both smiling and what a beautiful winter wonderland, sending warm wises your way!
    Lynn

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  9. Your positivity is a huge part of the healing. Uplifting you both in prayer. Sending warm wishes and healing thoughts your way. xxx Tammy

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  10. Saying prayers for you and Jud every day. Hugs!

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  11. good to see your are progressing through the treatments...and i am glad that you are comfortable in the healing place...xo to you

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  12. Sending healthy prayers your way! Brings back memories when my sister went through chemo and radiation!

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  13. Suz, I'm so happy you and Jud have this wonderful place for your healing. Hugs.

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  14. Both of your smiling faces tell me that you feel that you are on the right path to healthy lives. Attitude and faith have everything to do with healing, doesn't it.

    Been thinking of you and I'm wishing you both a happy new year!

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  15. Best wishes to you both for a healthy new year. I hope that with your amazing spirit and grace that you will both be looking at a year of healing for Jud. Take care!

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  16. Your both look to be in great spirits, Suz! That view out the window is awfully pretty all covered in snow. Thinking about you guys lots and sending my best wishes for the new year.
    Amanda
    xoxo

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  17. Suz,
    What a gorgeous view of the snow! Looks like all is good and I hope the days get better for both of you.
    Did you call Dr, Brady? Just wanted to know how you are doing. Email me and I`ll get more info to you~
    Blessings,
    Kim

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  18. I just wanted to let you know that your family is in my prayers. Have a peaceful New Year.

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  19. Hope that all goes well with Jud's treatments. Wishing you all the best for the New Year!

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  20. I agree with Creatology - love that smile on Jud's face! After your post last week, I will now always think of St. Nicholas when I see him.

    May the New Year bring you many blessings,
    Susan

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  21. What a treat to see pictures of the both of you, my friend!!! If you have to be in a hospital setting, this one would be first choice. Glad it is there for you. Any word about Stanford?
    much love,
    lynn

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  22. Sweet Suz,
    Just want to wish you and your family a Happy New Year. May 2011 be filled with good health, love and joy.
    God bless,
    Catherine

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  23. Hello Suz,
    Wishing you and yours a very good, happy and healthy new year. You are such a sweetheart. You deserve all the very best things.
    Cheers!
    Holly

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  24. I just love his smile! A good outlook, I believe, is half the battle. I'm hoping he does well, with no ill side effects, and that you both have a peaceful night.

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