Monday, December 29, 2008

1 Year

Steve is one year cancer free! 1 year ago today he had a 12 hour surgery to remove that tumor from his brain and he has been cancer free since. It's a celebration! He still has two more months of chemo, but after what he's been through this year, two more months he can do!

And, OMG he turns forty in a couple of weeks. I'm way too young to have a forty year old son! But oh, are we glad he's attaining that age -- it sure was iffy last year!

Gratitudes:

The obvious -- we're thankful we still have Steve and he's doing well.

We're thankful, once again for Dr. Crute, Neurosurgeon extraordinaire.

We're thankful for the entire group at Madison.

11 comments :

Petey said...

Snoopy dancing for all of you!
I am a 10-yr breast cancer survivor and the next ten years will fly by for you. You will always look at life with a lot more appreciation for the REAL important things and you will also be eternally grateful for the wonderful care we are able to receive in good old U.S.A!
Happy New Year and only good to you and yours.

boutcrazy said...

I remember when my husband released that he was one of the many cancer survivors. God is so good it amazes me. So glad that your son can be counted with my husband (going on 2 years for him!).

Jeanne said...

What a wonderful gift for your family! I pray that 2009 will be a much better year for you and your family.

StitchinByTheLake said...

Praises going up! I thank God that Steve overcame. blessings, marlene

Quilts And Pieces said...

THAT is so worth celebrating! What a wonderful milestone!

Laura said...

That is wonderful news. I'm thrilled for y'all. My brother is a cancer survivor after going through lots of chemo and finally a bone marrow transplant.

Carol said...

Joanne that is the best news of the holiday season! What could be better! We'll keep sending all the good thoughts for 2009.

tami said...

I am so happy for you and your family. That is wonderful news.

Pumpkin Patch Quilter said...

Wow, that is great to hear! Lots of prayers for smooth sailing through his last chemo treatments. :) I hope you all have a wonderful new year! :)

Randi said...

Now that is a reason to celebrate! Sure puts a lot of things in perspective, doesn't it. I'm so happy for him and you.

Steven Talbott said...

Thank you Everyone! Your comments are amazing. I am blessed to have such a supportive family and group of friends praying for me, but even luckier to have such a group of people like you all. Such an outpouring from a group of people that I know only from this blog praying for me and my family!

Thank You, Thank You!!!

Steve