Rose and her son Joe ….. Update #7!

It Is What It Is


~~February 7, 2014~~

Joe … From his Mom, Rose ….

~~February 7, 2014 at 6:15 am~~

Just wanted to write a quick note to thank everyone for their continued love and support throughout this trying time. We are looking at a possible discharge date again, probably in the next week or so. He will continue his chemo treatments on an outpatient basis.

The other reason for this note is a request …

(Forewarning: sharing specific details of Joe’s present condition).


Joe is starting to feel really burnt out. I see him everyday, and this past week has been the hardest on him physically. He is still dealing with the daily pain of the cancer wreaking havoc, his heart rate is never below 140 (normal range is 60- 100), his blood pressure dips drastically at times, he’s had 4 transfusions in the last two weeks, he continues to retain fluids in…

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About cho wan yau

Teacher by day poet/writer by night. Words have been my first love and will be my last. As a child I locked myself into the toilet devouring books which transported me to distant lands. Poetry shared penned from 2009-2010 in a titanic struggle to stay sane at Heartbreak Hotel. Please check it out on Any comments or feedback welcome. Why not share your story with me, because we all have one, don't we?

Posted on February 7, 2014, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. TY … I found you!!! Hugs and peace!!!

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