Health

MRI

MRI

I had my MRI today. It was the first one of my life. I was a little nervous at first as I didn’t know what to expect. The big round tube they stick you in isn’t that big and during the MRI it is quite loud. It took about 30 minutes and now I have to wait for the results. A MRI ( Magnetic Resonance Imaging )is a noninvasive medical test that helps physicians diagnose and treat medical conditions. MRI…

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Journey Life

Don’t Let It Define You

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Labels lie! Yet for many of us we believe them. There is power in our words. Some of us wear the labels like a badge of honor and others find their identity in them. It’s not healthy or right. Some labels we put on ourselves and others are given to us by others. I will not allow this cancer to define me. Everyday I will make a conscience decision to remind myself who I am and who I belong to.…

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Family Journey Life

Bigger Picture

Bigger Picture

I can be quite narrow minded at times. Can’t we all? Today was a good day, especially at church. After church we went home and the family went to Point Roberts to spend some time on the ocean while I stayed at home. I got thinking about a bunch of different things but one thing in particular. Here’s the thought… with what we are going through right now, I need to understand that there is a bigger picture. I am…

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Family

7 Powerful Words

New-River

It has not been fun! The past few weeks have been quite difficult around the Sabourin household. I have been the sickest I have ever been and have absolutely NO energy to do anything. Depression has wrapped itself around me and is tightening its grip. Last night I went to put River to bed. We went through our evening ritual: the brushing of teeth, the emptying of the bladder, story, prayer, song and snuggles. It wasn’t a normal evening though…

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Health

Medications

Medications

Here is a list of some of the medications Sean is on during his chemo: Irinotecan: (eye-rye-no-TEE-can) Trade names: Camptosar® Other names: Camptothecin-11, CPT-11 Chemocare.com uses generic names in all descriptions of drugs. Camptosar is the trade name for irinotecan. Camptothecin-11 and CPT-11 are other names for irinotecan. In some cases, health care professionals may use the trade name camptosar or other names camptothecin-11 or CPT-11 when referring to the generic drug name irinotecan. Drug type: Irinotecan is an anti-cancer…

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