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This blog has been your words, Bret, and now I’m left to write this post. I hope that what I write here reflects you. There are no words. We had talked about this day, but the reality is so heavy. … Continue reading
“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” – Mahatma Gandhi Dear family, friends, and all who have been following the adventure, It is with great sadness that we report that Bret’s journey has taken … Continue reading
We have been taking the curves these past few weeks — having good days and bad days (and perhaps more accurately, good hours and bad hours). Bret is staying on the Sutent drug but at a lower dose, which seems … Continue reading
There we were…two miles from the nearest paved roadway… yet at the edge of our property was a driveway going even further back in. There lived the Radell’s in a beautiful home on the hill looking down the valley toward … Continue reading
Happy Anniversary to a very special couple!
Bret started a new chemo pill called Sutent on June 1. This drug works by depriving the tumors of oxygen and blood supply. We were all very excited and hopeful when Bret started to see some positive effects of this … Continue reading