Monday, September 24, 2007

Upcoming Events

Nick came back from California all smiles. He is thoroughly happy with his new motorcycle and has gone to Las Vegas with his dad to meet his cousin (halfway point) so he can pick up his motorcycle and bring it back home tomorrow. He went riding with a couple of his buddies (borrowed a motorcycle) last weekend and he struggled a bit. He thinks the chemo has impaired his balance as he continued to tip the bike over several times. Although he has regained 6 pounds, his 130 lb frame couldn't lift the weight of the bike - a little frustrating.

We went to see Dr. Chen on Thursday and she isn't worried about the residual cancer cells, but Nick will go through an additional 4 rounds of chemo (rather than 2) beginning Oct 1st. He should be finished up the first week in December so he'll be feeling pretty good by Christmas!

Something fun..... I have purchased 20 tickets to the Utah Grizzlies hockey game for Oct 27th. It is the "Pink in the Rink" theme as they will donate 50% of their ticket sales to the Huntsman Cancer Institute. They worked with me and guaranteed that 100% of the proceeds for my tickets purchased will be donated to Huntsman, and also reserved us awesome seats. Nick may or may not be able to attend as he gets out of the hospital on the 26th (I really think he'll make it). It will be fun to don the "Cowboy Up" tee shirts again and go as a group to support Nick and the fight against cancer. Please contact me if you want to go- lorib@quadrantliving.com.

Nick is looking fantastic! His eyebrow is growing back ("we'll take care of that!", said Dr. Chen) and he is eating anything he can get his hands on. This has been a great week! Thank you everyone for the continued prayers - it's like watching a miracle before our very eyes.

Mom

1 comment:

Chris Ulvin said...

Dear Lori and family,
It is uplifting to read your positive words - you are right in line with what God says: The following is an email that made it's way to my cyber-space mailbox Thought I'd post it on Nick's blogspot to encourage those who visit this "miracle" site. May God continue to shower His grace on Nick. Love, Aunt Chris

You Say - God Says - Bible Verses
"It's impossible" - "All things are possible" Luke 18:27
"I'm too tired" - "I will give you rest" Matthew 11:28-30
"Nobody really loves me" - "I love you" John 3:1-6 & John 3:34
"I can't go on" - "My grace is sufficient" II Corinthians 12:9 & Psalm 91:15
"I can't figure things out" - "I will direct your steps" Proverbs 3:5-6
"I can't do it" - "You can do all things" Philippians 4:13
"I'm not able" - "I am able"
II Corinthians 9:8
"It's not worth it" - "It will be worth it" Roman 8:28
"I can't forgive myself" - "I forgive you" I John 1:9 &
Romans 8:1
"I can't manage" - "I will supply all your needs" Philippians 4:19
"I'm afraid" - "I have not given you a spirit of fear"
II Timothy 1:7
"I'm always worried and frustrated" - "Cast all you cares on ME" I Peter 5:7
"I'm not smart enough" - "I give you wisdom" I Corinthians 1:30
"I feel all alone" - "I will never leave you or forsake you"
Hebrews 13:5