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A No News Update Posted Oct 29, 2014 By Jackie Dooley

A few people have asked me how Ana’s doing this week and it suddenly occurred to me that I haven’t updated the blog in a

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Scantastic! Posted Sep 27, 2014 By Jackie Dooley

Turns out there’s an endless variety of ways I can butcher the word “scan.” So, as those of you on Facebook know, yesterday’s scan was

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Scanxiety Posted Sep 23, 2014 By Jackie Dooley

Ana has a PET/CT scan on Friday to assess her lung tumors. It will be one month – to the day – since she had

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Book Signing in New Paltz Posted Sep 06, 2014 By Jackie Dooley

Ana’s been listening to me fret about no one showing up to my upcoming book signing (which is tomorrow at Inquiring Minds in New Paltz

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The Next First Day Posted Sep 04, 2014 By Jackie Dooley

In fifteen minutes, I have to wake the girls up so they can get ready for the first day of school. They’re in 5th and 8th

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Now, where were we? Posted Sep 01, 2014 By Jackie Dooley

Ana did so incredibly well that she was discharged yesterday at 7:00 p.m. (officially), although she could’ve left the hospital as early as three if

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Recovery Room Posted Aug 29, 2014 By Jackie Dooley

Ana has been in  the recovery room since about 3:00. She got into the OR sooner than planned too, so the whole process went a

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Here We Go Again Posted Aug 28, 2014 By Jackie Dooley

Ana’s surgery is scheduled for 1:00 p.m tomorrow. We have to get her to the hospital at 11:00 for check in (surgery seems an awful

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Groundhog Day Posted Aug 21, 2014 By Jackie Dooley

Yesterday’s CT scan showed that Ana’s pelvic tumor doesn’t involve her bowel or ureters which should make the surgery much less complex – though he

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Surgery Postponed Posted Aug 19, 2014 By Jackie Dooley

Jim and I got an email from Ana’s surgeon last night. He wants to postpone the surgery. I’d written him first thing in the morning yesterday asking

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