His Journey with Cancer

Congratulations to this years NHL Alumni Ace Bailey Award for Courage our man Earl!!!!!

Darby and I (along with 26 others) were there to accept the award for him. It was a grand event, but could never compare to the grandness of Heaven.

Dec. 10, 2007

Round 3

Hi Everyone,
Earl is back in hospital tonight and getting hydrated for chemo tomorrow. Hopefully all will go much better this time than last time. We have had a busy few weeks with Earl at home. We started to get our Christmas Shopping done and started decorating also....(it takes me a few days to get the christmas decor just right) Earl was happy to get a few gifts and is really getting into the spirit of Christmas, especially after our city lights tour, caroling at a Linden woods Manor and a visit to the Hudson's Bay downtown store. This trip downtown has become a tradition for Earl and I since he moved into our home and family.

Earls is anxiously awaiting the completion of his chemo, but I remind him that we won't know for sure what will happen next until after they run some tests, to see if the chemo is being effective. At our latest visit to the surgeon who did Earl's revision to clean out the infection, the Dr. pointed out something of concern in the most recent x-rays. There appears to be some excessive bone regrowth at the the site where the prosthetic fits into the femur. He was not sure what this could mean and has sent the images off to Dr. Wunder in Toronto. We sit and wait to hear what this means. There is also a bit of concern about something seen in the ultra sound that was taken when Earl was in hospital 3 weeks ago. Hopefully this week will provide some answers.

Please continue to keep Earl in your prayers.
for Earl, Debbie

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