Sunday, March 21, 2010

Spring has sprung in George's world!!!

After I don’t know how many months of driving him back and forth to hospitals, doctors offices and other appointments, he got up yesterday, got himself dressed, grabbed his car keys (gasp!!) and took himself to get his bloodwork done! Whoo Hoo – HooRay---Yippee!!!!!
Even better, after he left the lab he decided to go to the local auto parts store, the bank and then he went to his favorite grocery store!
He picked up some odds and ends we needed at the house and wandered up and down the aisles, making a point of going to the office to see the owners (he used to always see these folks before he got sick) and speak with them. This is the first time he has actively sought out people he knows and the first time he's tried speaking to anyone outside of family and the medical community. He’s always avoided going where people who knew him before the surgery would be. What a big step he has taken. I am soooo proud of him and so very, very happy for him.


  1. George really has come a long way...You have every reason to be proud of him and yourself as well, for helping him find his way! You've both been through a very difficult time, it's good that things seem a little brighter...and what better season, for it to be happening in, than wonderful spring! ♥...Wanda

  2. Dear Quieten
    This is such wonderful news!
    I'm so very happy for George & you!
    I can sense there are many brighter days ahead for the both of you!
    That is awesome!

    Margie :)

  3. This is wonderful news......I am so happy for George and for you. You have come through the storm and now it is time to relax and enjoy the calm. I love knowing that the worse is now behind you..........:-) Hugs

  4. Oh, Quieten...I am so thrilled!!! And George must be so happy too! Driving again was such a HUGE deal for me...and I know it symbolizes much for George, too!!! Congrats to George! Great joy for you! There IS life after cancer!!! Love you, Janine XO

  5. That is amazing and brought a HUGE smile to my face ;0)

  6. Glad to hear that things are better for you and George. Sending you a big smile and a hug!

  7. Awww Quieten that IS wonderful news. I am so happy to here that the sun is shining in Georges world a bit right now. And also good that you had a little time alone. I just pray that things continue to get better. Love Di ♥

  8. Just stopping by to see how you both are doing!!! You are daily in my prayers still...I have not forgotten you...and so hope all is continuing well! Love you! Janine XO

  9. Have a Joyful Easter, Quieten!