Thursday, December 31, 2009

Happy New Year's Eve

I'm dashing to prepare what has turned into a seven course meal (five courses for six people plus two additional dishes for one in our party who is allergic to shellfish). What have I gotten myself into!!! :)

So this will be quicker than I'd like.

It's been an extraordinary year. One marked by fear, despair, and pain...but also hope, faith, and love.

I have been so moved to have seen this community of support grow...I've mentioned this before but you each mean a lot to me.

I'm incredibly lucky that I had the time to research the disease, find BB, and put my trust in him.

And I look forward to a new year that begins with no disease, and ends the same way, as I march towards MRI remission and, hopefully, a formal statement of "you're cured, Nick."

I'm assembling some interesting charts on bloodwork that I'm resolving to publish here in the New Year. That's one good resolution that I think I can keep! We'll see what others pop up. But for now, it's time to eat a lot of food, drink a lot of wine, and celebrate the end of our Anno Horribilis.

11 comments:

  1. Happy New Year! Your family is gorgeous. Looking forward to celebrating health with you in the new year. XOXO

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  2. Have a great New Year Nick

    Teresa

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  3. What a fantastic pic. Wishing all of you a great 2010!

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  4. What a beautiful family--may you continue to be cancer free and always have good health and happiness!!

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  5. What a beautiful family. Bruce and I truly love you guys. Wishing you the best in 2010 and hope to see you in January or at some point in time at Little Rock. Need to have a glass of wine and just reflect.

    Bruce & Jan

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  6. Awesome Crappy 2009 and cheers to just an Awesome 2010! It looks like my transplant(s) may coincide with the timing of yours from a year ago.

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  7. Great photo! I'm so excited about 2010 and beyond and happy to leave these 15 months firmly behind us! Cheers!

    Lori

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  8. That photo smokes!! You all look so incredibly happy. Thank you for sharing your journey with such a balance of honesty and humor.

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