At It Again…

Sophie began the first cycle of her new chemo regimen last Tuesday, March 13th.  As the doctors had informed us, we found this drug combination to be significantly more challenging than her last treatments.  Her treatments were administered for 5 straight days (unlike the previous 2 or 3 days), from early morning until late evening, […]

Day 264 – The Last Round

Day 264 on the road to recovery… As we began Sophie’s (hopefully) last chemo cycle this morning, we are filled with conflicting emotions. That may sound strange, as I’m sure everyone would expect us to be completely overjoyed.  But in reality, cancer is a disease which carries lifelong risks of recurrence, and can constantly sit […]

Giving Back

As many of you know, we have been on quite the journey for the past 8 months.  Constant hospital visits, chemo treatments, surgery and everything in between has been our almost daily norm.  While it’s been quite the roller coaster, the support and help of Chai Lifeline has always been constant.  They have been with […]

Day 225: The Ups and Downs

Day 225 on the road to recovery… We are onto our 10th (of 12) chemo rounds; which hopefully means only two more to go until Sophie’s chemo treatment is complete.  Sophie’s body’s reaction, emotional well-being and energy levels vary somewhat during and after each chemo treatment.  Some cycles she flies through without any concerns, while others […]

Day 203: Sophie’s First Prom

Day 203 on the Road to Recovery… The last few weeks have been event-filled, but fortunately almost all positive.   One of the reasons we feel so comfortable at Memorial Sloan Kettering is because of the amazing care they provide all of their patients, and the lengths that they will go to make sure their […]