Comments: Seriously

Touching, Ted. Your wife is obviously in good hands, and I'm glad that the two of you are making a go of it... and that you've got good parking privileges. :-)

Seriously, though, as Thanksgiving approaches, the two of you are a success story -- a couple that didn't throw in the towel when things started to get difficult.

Hugs to your entire family.

Posted by John at November 21, 2003 11:42 AM

I'm incredibly impressed with the both of you. Thank you for sharing.

Posted by LeeAnn at November 21, 2003 01:31 PM

So often when a wife is seriously ill, the husband can't handle it (divorce rates of cancer patients back me up on that horrible generalization)...it says a lot about you that you can find the humor in it, Ted.

Posted by Jennifer at November 21, 2003 04:33 PM

I always said "Hire the handicapped, they're fun to watch!"

Usually followed up with "Ow! Dammit, put the cane down..."

Posted by Ted at November 21, 2003 04:50 PM

We should count our blessing everyday. I can't imagine what it's like to face a doctor's gaze. I mean, I, m'self, haven't had so much as a common cold in ten years. I just can't fathom dealing with a serious physical challenge. Will of steel required? All the best to you and yours, blog bro'!

Posted by Tuning Spork at November 22, 2003 12:41 AM

This is an amazing story -- and I appreciate you for sharing it with us. Have you ever thought of sending it into a magazine? I used to work for Easter Seals, and we were always looking for "poster children" -- this is a story that needs to be shared beyond the blogosphere, because it's so hopeful and touching. (I am a magazine editor; it wouldn't fit my demographic, but I know there is probably the "right" publication out there that would kill to tell your story!)

Posted by Dawn at November 22, 2003 04:34 PM
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