Insurance Issues 11/30/18

Robbie went grocery shopping with me and tried to talk me into a gift for Ruth’s dog. We are having problems with our insurance. They denied Robbie’s new treatment. It makes us all nervous for him to be without treatment. His Dr wrote a letter to the insurance company and called them. So far..no luck.

Sloth Christmas Tree 11/27/18

We put up an extra tree for Robbie’s sloths this year. Robbie and Ruth plan to add to it later this week when she visits. Robbie loved the sloth Christmas tree at the Aquarium, so we decided to make our own. We are still trying to process all the information from yesterday. I have started…

MD Anderson Updates for Robbie and Jim 11/26/18

Robbie: The PET scan results show the cancer is enlarging and spreading in his lungs😢. There is less fluid in his lungs. The Dr is going to stop the harsh chemo and switch to a new treatment. Strong oral chemo pills called regorafenib. It is a new drug and not yet FDA approved for osteosarcoma….

At MD Anderson 11/25/18

Waiting for Robbie’s X-rays and CT scans of his chest. Several other people have arrived now. Including one person loudly on her cell phone for several minutes now. Makes you miss phones hooked to walls in homes. She only stopped long enough to tell them her husband is out for a smoke, when he was…

Dallas World Aquarium 11/24/18

Having fun taking pictures We took Robbie to see the sloths at the Dallas World Aquarium today. The sloth is from the Sloth Sanctuary in Costa Rica. Robbie loved visiting the sloth. We were first in line, so he got to the sloth ahead of the crowd. I am so glad we took the time…

Dallas 11/23/18

We left Oklahoma late afternoon. Robbie loved seeing his sisters. We stopped in Dallas overnight so we can take Robbie to the Dallas Aquarium tomorrow morning. He found a pink sloth at Cracker Barrel. He only got to hold it for the picture. I didn’t cave in to buy it this time. 🙂 We take…

Happy Thanksgiving

We are enjoying spending time with our girls in Tulsa. Robbie had a great day. Happy Thanksgiving!

Great Day

Robbie and I had a great day today. After his bloodwork, we drove to Houston to The Kolache Shoppe and then the Butterfly Center. On our way home we stopped at Target to find the sloth ornaments. His bloodwork is slowly coming back up, so his Dr is allowing us to travel to Oklahoma to…

Time with Family 11/17/18

We spent most of the day with my nephew and his family. Robbie was a good sport and played Life with Kellen tonight. He said that none of his kids have cancer as he played the game. This week Robbie has slept a lot as he recovers from the last round of chemo.