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Diagnosis: Breast Cancer

I have avoided updating for a long time because of great sadness over Ricardo’s Parkinson’s.  Back in December, we thought he would have to go into long-term care at the beginning of 2012.  And then, somehow his condition settled down and … Continue reading

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About ten days ago, Ricardo somehow came down with that very nasty cold that I’ve seen people mentioning for a couple of months now.  I say “somehow” because for years we have managed to avoid viruses, probably due to lots of … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Takes a Deeper Bite

For the past few months, the way we live has been changing from day to day.  I can date it fairly closely–Ricardo was going through days of feeling weak in the beginning of April, and then when he had a fall … Continue reading

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Back Again

Poor blog!  I have not updated in a long time, I know.  For quite a while now, we’ve been lurching from crisis to crisis, just keeping our heads above water.  Mini-crises, I should be sure to say, of the medical variety, and … Continue reading

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