Dear Diary Day 1

So I am making yet another blog post because frankly, sitting in a hospital bed while the whole world is in isolation is quite boring. So far today I have have lots of blood taken, eaten breakfast, walked 32 lengths in the hallway (24 lengths = 1 Km I am aiming for 2 Km a day while I have the energy so that I can stay strong), had a nap, received cryo-precipitate (aka plasma to help my blood clot), done one medium, one hard, and one loco Sudoku, eaten lunch, and built a tower out of my pill cups.

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Here We Go Again

It feels like only a day has passed since Luke was first diagnosed and yet it also feels like it was a million years ago. We have been fighting this battle for so long and it feels neverending.

Well, here we go again.

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It’s Been a While

It has been a long time since I’ve written a blog post. I have been so incredibly busy lately that taking the time to write is mentally exhausting. I felt as if I should try and write an update though as it has been a while since I have updated everyone on how Luke is doing and what is going on.

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Writing Through the Writers Block

I’ve been wanting to update everyone on Luke for the last couple of weeks, but I have been experiencing a lot of writers block lately. I figure if I just sit down and start typing this, maybe the words will come to me.

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1 Year Down, a Lifetime to Go

I can’t believe that Luke and I have been married for a year! I love this man with my whole heart and will continue to love him for the rest of my life.

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Not The Answers We Wanted

It is hard to write this update today as we have answers, but they aren’t the answers we were hoping for. I promised to keep everyone updated as we learned more about what is going on with Luke so here is what we have learned.

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Brace Yourself ;)

We apologize for not sending out an update sooner. There has been so much going on in the last two weeks and we have been solely focused on taking care of ourselves. Here is what has been going on.

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A Year feels like a Lifetime

A year ago today I graduated from pharmacy school and became Doctor Lindey Coates. It really feels like a whole lifetime has passed since that momentous moment. Continue reading “A Year feels like a Lifetime”

An Update on Luke and Why Pets are Perfection

Coming home last night after Luke got admitted was hard. We found out from the MRI yesterday that he has a compression fracture in his lumbar spine and fractures along his pelvis. Continue reading “An Update on Luke and Why Pets are Perfection”

A long 24 hours

The last 24 hours have been long and stressful. As many of you know, Luke has been dealing with extreme back pain since the beginning of March. The are and type of pain has slowly been changing. Continue reading “A long 24 hours”