Sick Again. 2/27/22

Every time I get the flu, I think of Robbie during his cancer battle and how all the chemo drugs made him sick. He was so strong. Day two of having the flu and I want someone to shoot me and put me out of my misery. I am not sure why, but I have…

In My Dreams We Fly 2/19/22

I woke up in the middle of the night, dreaming about Robbie. We were spending time together, then I wrote this poem. When I can’t sleep and I need to move my mind to restful thoughts, I sometimes write since losing Robbie. It helps me to relax and go back to sleep. In My Dreams,…

My Mother 1929-2015. 2/14/22

7 years ago today, my mother passed away. She was a wonderful mother. I think of her often. She saw so many changes in her lifetime. She was born in 1929 during the depression. She recalled having problems with her eye sight, but wasn’t able to have glasses for a few years. She remembered being…

3 Years 2/12/22

3 years since we heard his voice or saw his sweet smile. ❤️. We continue to carry Robbie in our hearts and into the future with us. His last night was the worst of his cancer fight. He was in pain, very uncomfortable, unhappy, and struggling to breathe even with oxygen and pain meds. He…

Visiting Robbie’s Favorite Places 2/11/22

We visited some of Robbie’s favorite Houston places today. We went to the Houston Museum of Natural Science and Butterfly Center. We also went to the Houston Zoo and Barnes & Noble. We could picture Robbie everywhere we went. ❤

The Last ER Trip

Sweet Robbie as we arrived at the ER at MD Anderson. He was too weak to walk and they put him on oxygen soon after this picture was taken. He had three more precious days with us. We stayed with him around the clock. It was the roughest days of his cancer battle. He struggled…

Before and After Pictures 2/8/22

The pictures show our kids a few months before we learned that Robbie was sick in May 2015 and his last week 2/9/19. The girls stayed by their brothers side throughout his cancer fight and visited him as often as they were able. Love my children and I look forward to the day that we…

Our 1st Move to Houston 2/2/22

This day will always stand out in Robbie’s treatment. I’ve written before, but it definitely was a day that we took off to Houston with one goal in mind…save Robbie. Robbie’s bloodwork keep dropping after his leg surgery the end of December 2015. He had multiple transfusions, including the day this picture was taken, but…

Marfan Syndrome Awareness 2/1/22

February is Marfan Syndrome awareness month. Know the signs and save a life. You can find more information on this website. https://marfan.org/ We didn’t find out until Robbie was starting high school that he had Marfan Syndrome. He had a new doctor that was very smart and saw many of the signs on our first…