This is truly an amazing day for us. In 2010 my son Daniel (who was my primary caretaker when I was so sick, and an all-around awesome man) married our wonderful daughter-in-law Chelsie. They moved up their marriage by 2 years so I could be there. I was not expected to live at that point. Their wedding day was the first time I'd been out of the house (and pretty much out of bed) other than doctor appointments, hospital stays and chemo for a year. I am eternally grateful I was able to be at their wedding. Today (probably right now as I type this) they are bringing a new life into the world. Baby Louise is being born by Cesarean because she's breech. I am awestruck by the reality of my "baby" becoming a father today. He's most certainly the best thing that ever happened to me, and I am overjoyed. Just wanted to share. it was SO unlikely I would be here today.
Best wishes to all,
58 yo Type1 DM 48 years
12/09 Stage IV 2/22 nodes + liver met, colon resec
3 tx FOLFIRI, liver resec 4/10
9/10 6 mos off chemo, Neg PET&CTC CEA nl
2/11 finished total 10 rounds chemo
9/13 ^17th clean PET/CT NED for now