Sherryl had blood drawn today and took the opportunity to deliver to all her doctors and nurses gifts she chose specifically for them. And last week she threw her annual day care party, which entailed much work and many labors of love. She enjoyed every moment of preparation and every moment of the party. This coming Friday, she's scheduled for another round of chemotherapy. She's losing her hair again, but she could care less because the treatment is working as indicated by the huge drop in her tumor marker. So for us this year, the lyric in the Christmas carol "Silent Night" is true. All is calm, all is bright.
Our family will gather again at Arleen's house this evening for our traditional Christmas Eve celebration. It's fun to have 4 generations enjoy each other's company. Our Christmas tradition was begun years ago my our parents. Below is a photograph from our early years, and you can read more about our family Christmases here.
We thank each and every one of you for all the love and support you have provided to Sherryl and to our family. It means the world to us. We wish you and those you love a very happy holiday!
Left to right: Sherryl, Dad, Arleen, Nadine, Mom
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