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Surgery was a success

Katy received her brain surgery on Tuesday April 26th and it was successful.  I spoke to one of the neurosurgeons and he told me that they were able to separate the tumor from the brain and remove it.  The surgery was approximately 13 hours long.  … [Read more]

Katy needs brain surgery soon

I hate to ask for help but unfortunately we have to cough up 2300.00 immediately in order for my sweet wife to have a much needed brain surgery.  Katy has had the brain tumor since 2010 and it has caused her to lose hearing in her right ear.  Since … [Read more]

Challenges in 2016

We are 3.5 months into the new year and there has not been any lack of challenging events. The biggest challenge has been to convince our insurance carrier, Cigna, to authorize an MRI for my wife Katy.  In 2011 Katy was diagnosed with a brain tumor … [Read more]

Kristina and Frodo

My daughter shared this photo on Facebook from Instagram and I want to share it with you.  I love my kids.  :)   … [Read more]

2015 reflections

I have to say that 2015 was a fairly rough year for us and we are hopeful that 2016 will be a bit better both on the financial side of things and with regards to health issues.  Back in September we did a hard reset on our finances and moved out of … [Read more]

Mesothelioma – Spirituality and Prayer

The following blog post is taken from the Mesothelioma Resource Online. Here is the beginning of this blog post.  "Spirituality is the recognition of something outside of the self in contrast to worldly things. It is often expressed by praying, but … [Read more]

Is the ocean too loud?

I left the protective cover of light and familiar surroundings, and headed to the rushing sound. The sound was so loud that it seemed to mask all other sounds. As I walked the path of asphalt, and continued on to the boardwalk, I was greeted by … [Read more]


Kiawah Island SC We are in limbo with regards to permanent addresses.  We pushed the reset button on our finances and moved out of our apartment in Ladson.  I finally realized that we need to learn how to live on my income alone, and not depend on … [Read more]

Money Management 101

Money Management 83015 One of the most powerful things we can do as humans is to tell our story.  We all have one.  We have stories that we are proud of and some that we are not so proud of.  For the most part we like to hide the bad and ugly … [Read more]

Happy Birthday Angel Jessica

    Today our Jessica Ann would be 25 years old.  Jessica is our 2nd oldest child next to Jeremy Moffitt who is 29.  Today is also the 14th anniversary of the World Trade Center twin towers being attacked.  I remember both events as … [Read more]