We’ve Run into a Speed Bump with Chemo (Emily Whiting Update #21: 5/13/18)

Our last update was over a month ago (4/11/18). You can find that here: That was written on April 11 while Emily was enjoying a [...]

Enjoying Her 2 Week Break (Emily Whiting Update #20: 4/11/18)

What Happened Last Week: Last week, Emily faced her roughest week of chemo yet. There are a lot of reasons for that. One of the primary reasons is [...]

Pathology Results Are In (Emily Whiting Update #19: 4/4/18)

  Pathology Results: Here is the big news of the week, and frankly, the best medical news of this journey so far: the pathology report says the [...]

Waiting for Results (Emily Whiting Update #18: 3/30/18)

Emily's surgery was Monday, March 19. Here is an update through some photos. Warning: the nature of some of these photos is rather graphic: Surgery and [...]

Surgery Is Today (Emily Whiting Update #17: 3/19/18)

Today (3/19) is surgery day. Here is some info on the last week and what is coming today. The photo above was taken by John Sklenar the last time all [...]

Update on Emily (Emily Whiting: Update #16)

Today (3/13) begins two long days of tests that are very important. It has been almost a month since my last update. Here is what has been happening and what [...]

Week #5 of Chemo Begins (Emily Whiting: Update #15)

Tonight (2/16) begins week #5 of 18 weeks of chemo treatments. Here is an update on what has been happening, what will happen the next few weeks, what you can [...]

What the Day Leading into Chemo Is like – Chemo Round #4 (Emily Whiting: Update #14)

WHAT DAY 1 OF A CHEMO ROUND IS LIKE Last week, chemo started on Thursday (1/18), and Emily was in the hospital for five nights. She was home on Tuesday [...]

Week #3 of Chemo Begins (Emily Whiting: Update #13)

Chemo Treatment The chemo for week #2 (last week) and week #3 (beginning today) is the same. It is Methotrexate. The side effects of Methotrexate aren't [...]

Week #2 of Chemo (Emily Whiting: Update #12)

Update Here is an update on Emily. If this is all new to you - there are a list of links to all the updates at the bottom of this post. Emily had a [...]