My blog is a way for me to share in the wonder of each day. I know there are others like me that due to medical issues have our days numbered and would like to make the most of them in a positive and gifting way for ourselves and for those around us.

Saturday, October 25, 2008

Share a little, get a little

Mysterious Liquid

My sister shared with me this cute award. Thank you! To claim my fabulous prize of four cyber coffee cups full of mysterious liquid, (I'm hoping mine is hotchocolate)I must answer the following questions and provide links to my unsuspecting victims:

1. Do you have the same friends since childhood? No. I did keep in touch with 2 for years, but I haven't been in contact for years now. I would like to again sometime though. I have a few really special ones that I've known for 20+ years now.

2. What do you value most about your friends? Being able to share good and bad experiences and feelings and knowing we will still be loved and accepted. A good ear is a special gift.

3. Are your friends your sounding boards? Many times, especially when all of our kids were still at home.

4. What is your favorite activity to share with your friends? Phone talk and getting out to eat a bite and just see each other. A good old ice cream sundae or bananasplit tops it off.

Since there are 4 cups of liquid, I'm keeping one for myself and passing the others along to....

1. My Daugher, Amber
2. My New blogging Mr. Friend, Putz
3. Positive thinking friend, MeMe Lorie's
who talked about coffee on her blog this week.

I am also updating on my son David's situation. I went to Denver to visit him in the hospital on Thursday as he underwent his 4th round of biochemo therapy for his stage four melanoma. Since, after the first two rounds, his body responded well to the chemo and the cancer was greatly reduced and in fact gone from his lung, the doctor's have had positive hope that this will actually beat the cancer. We won't know for a few more weeks yet, after they do another PET scan to see if it is all gone. I sure hope so. They usually never do more than four rounds since it is so hard on a person's body, but if there is a need and it will finish off any little bit left, the doctor could opt to do a 5th and final round. My prayer is that this 4th one will do the trick and it will all be over for David so he can get on with his young 18 year old life.
Thank you all who have kept him and our family in your prayers because I know it has helped. I will update again after the PET scan report is in. Thanks again!

Well, I'll be checking out my blogging friends sites and keeping in touch soon. Enjoy your Day because it is a gift to you and you are a gift to those who love you!


Beverly said...

That is a neat post, Reva. I am so happy to hear that your son is responding well to the chemo.

Thanks for sharing your life with us today.

Diane@Diane's Place said...

Congrats on the award, Reva. :o)

I'm glad your son is doing well with his treatments, and I pray that the cancer is gone and he won't need the 5th round of biochemotherapy.

Happy weekend!

Love and hugs,


Debbie said...

I would love to sit and have a banana split with you (that is one of my favorites). What a blessing that David is doing well with his treatments. He is on my prayer list each day. Have a wonderful weekend.

Putz said...

it is so hard with david always on your mind. but that causes more prayer, whic i do do do

Sammy said...

I'll also pray that the 4th round will do the trick. I'm so thankful there's so much hope.

Congrats on the award!


Life on the farm... said...


~~ATTIC CLUTTER~~ said...

HI Reva,
I hope your son is better soon.. and I enjoyed reading alittle about you here (:)
I say yes yes on the bananasplit~~!!
That sounds so good..
Happy Halloween to you ~!!
hugs, Patty

Putz said...

i hate talking on the phone but i dearly love to talk with people on blogs...i wonder why that is?????i like to be comical...i was walking out of voting early in utah, and jan chambrerland said who did you vote for and without thinking i said o bam a and she said don't you know he fathered two black children....i stared at her and THOUGHT,,,how else could it be with the marriage that he has, how else could it turn out and walked away puzzeled

Nancy said...

I am so happy to hear that your son is doing so well and that he has had such a positve response so to the chemo. Let's pray that 4 treatments is all he will need.

Enjoyed this post, too!

(((((( HUGS ))))))

Nancy said...

I forgot to congratulate you on your award!

(((((( HUGS ))))))