Friday, March 14, 2008

6th Erbitux and The Circus

Karen's doing well. We awoke the other day to find this huge oak on down after some high winds. Amazingly hardly any damage done our neighbor's house.

Don't see that every day.

Karen's at Overlook today getting her 6th does of Erbitux. She's tolerating it despite severe dry skin on her hands and some bad skin cracking and rash etc..

Yesterday was a great day. I took the day off and Karen and I took Sydney and Ethan to the circus. I don't have many pics as they didn't allow flash photography. Here's a couple we snapped off before being scolded.


As it turns out I had actually worked with two of the clowns in the circus and knew them from a previous life. I hadn't seen them in about 14 years so it was quite surreal. The kids had a terrific time and loved every minute of it. I think by the time the show was over they were ready to pack of and join the troupe.

This coming Friday is Good Friday and Karen will be getting chemo + erbitux. On Sunday I am traveling to London for a brief business trip but will be back Wednesday night to help out.

It was a lot of fun to go out as a family and we are aiming to plan many more such outings over the summer.

3 comments:

K. Camiolo said...

I'm so glad you got to see the circus...we saw this show back in November through the Children's Brain Tumor Foundation, my girls are huge Grandma fans. Watching their faces was almost better than watching the circus...

We'll pray that the rash/pain/etc. abates...and that the hair thing is bearable. G only ever lost half (and she too had...now HAS...a mane), but it was a low point of everything for me. Hang in there...

holding you in thought and prayer--
peace,
Kristin & the Cams crew

Anonymous said...

A previous life, huh? Would that life be in the Fair City? ;)

Glad you had a great time at the circus!

KP

Amie said...

Hey Karen! Glad the circus was fun!! You and your family remain in our thoughts and prayers!! Stay strong! Easter blessings on you and your family :)
Love,
Amie