Posts tagged "maintenance phase"

Through Her Hair, I Saw Survival

She was so exkited! THAT was a GOOD day!
Last Week’s Blog > “She Has to Take What?”   Beauty draws us with a single hair — Alexander Pope Seven months ago we were at an emotional turning point as the chemical assault on Atia’s delicate body had begun. Among other things, it caused her hair to fall out. We knew it was going to... Read more »

Spunk and Pizzazz

We were at auntie Julie's house and she wanted to teach Atia (& Daddy) how to play.
My Previous Blog > “Project Ladybug in Atia’s Name and Oprah!” The Maintenance phase treated Atia well. Thanksgiving (2009) went off without a hitch, as did Christmas. Atia was full of spunk and pizzazz. She was very active and energetic; you wouldn’t know that she received daily chemo treatments unless someone told you. She was very... Read more »

She Has To Take What?

Last Week’s Blog > “Looks Can Be Deceiving” On Monday, November 16, 2009, Atia began the Maintenance phase - the last phase of treatment in the clinical trial. Though it was a glorious day, because it marked the beginning of a new chapter in our lives, it was a difficult day, too. Atia’s Oral Medications Atia... Read more »
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