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  1. Maggie

    Coping With Life's Changes

    Hi, I am Heather, Maggie's granddaughter, we lost grandpa Sunday and grandma is really having a hard time. She went through so much with him. Grandma only left his side one time and that was to go to the Dr. herself and Dad stayed with grandpa then. We all would do her shopping and take her food...
  2. Maggie

    Coping With Life's Changes

    Bufords oncologist told us thursday that the chemo wasn't working and the other drug that he wanted to add wouldn't stop the spreading of the cancer. He ask us if we were ready for hospice to come in and care for him and keep him out of as much pain and keep him as comfortable as possible. He...
  3. Maggie

    Coping With Life's Changes

    Buford had a ultra scan biospy wednesday and on thursday the Dr. told us that the chemo wasn't helping that the cancer is spreading and they are stopping it. I had found another knot on his throat just above his adams apple on sunday. I told the Dr. that was doing the biospy and he did a ultra...
  4. Maggie

    Coping With Life's Changes

    Thank you all. Your support means a lot to me.
  5. Maggie

    Coping With Life's Changes

    Buford went for his chemo treament today but the Dr. couldn't give it because he has a severe infection at the tumor site. He's on antibotics now. The Dr. called me later and said he will give the chemo next week and add another drug to what he taking now. He said the side effect is a bad rash...
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    Coping With Life's Changes

    Thank you Kya
  7. Maggie

    Coping With Life's Changes

    Thank you Janet and Laurie. I remember Peggy, she sent me some raspberry bushs several years ago. Laurie I will start him on the apple cider vinegar and honey. I have both. I will give it to him through his feeding tube because he can't swallow. Thanks for the receipe.
  8. Maggie

    Coping With Life's Changes

    Sorry I haven't been on lately but my computer went out and I just got it replaced today. Here is an update on Buford. Buford had a ct scan the last of April and found that the cancer has returned in the same area and has spread to the right side of his neck. He had a biospy in May and started...
  9. Maggie

    Coping With Life's Changes

    Buford started having pain in his jaw about a month ago. I knew he was getting sicker because he started losing his strength and was having a lot of pain in his jaw just below his ear and was getting weaker everyday. The Dr. sent him for a CT scan and he called me monday night and explained some...
  10. Maggie

    Coping With Life's Changes

    Thank you Janet for the words of encouragment.
  11. Maggie

    Coping With Life's Changes

    Hi folks, just to let you all know Buford is doing real good so far. He still hasn't regain his strength back yet. There are days when he feels pretty good then days when he can hardly walk. The Drs. have told he that he will never be able to swallow again and he would have to be on the feeding...
  12. Maggie

    Coping With Life's Changes

    Update on Buford. Sorry I haven't been on for a while but Buford has had a rough time but he is doing better now. The Drs. have told him that there was an 80% chance that the cancer will come back and if he was satisfied with his quality of life for now then he could delay the radiation and...
  13. Maggie

    Happy birthday randy

    Happy Birthday Randy.
  14. Maggie

    Coping With Life's Changes

    Thanks guys I really appreciate your support.
  15. Maggie

    Coping With Life's Changes

    Buford went to the Dr. yesterday and he was amazed at how well he is healing and getting around. He wants him to work on swallowing with water and by the end of the week he wants him to introduce other liquids like soups and when he can do that ok then thicker foods like yogurts and custards and...


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