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A great start to 2012

March 1st, 2012 · 3 Comments

Normally, my wife writes all of the article for her page. However, sometimes I think it’s good to address of all you who have read or are reading about me and my fight to survive. A lot has happened since my wife last wrote everyone, so let me briefly describe some of those things. Unlike […]

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Tags: Abilify · anniversary · Cymbalta · disabled veterans · diversity careers · everyday life · follow up · job · MRI · San Diego · snow · snowboard · snowboarding · VA

TriCare Can Pay for Travel Expenses

February 24th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Travis has a check-up next month with his neurosurgeon at Stanford.  When we got the insurance approval in the mail I noticed on the bottom of the letter from TriCare that it mentioned that travel reimbursement maybe be available if you are traveling more than 100 miles from your PCP.  Travis called the number on […]

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Tags: doctor · follow up · health insurance · medical bills · MRI · Stanford · Trigeminal schwannoma · Uncategorized · usefull info · visit

update

March 31st, 2008 · 1 Comment

So much has been going on in our lives I do not even know where to start. Travis is currently in the MEB/PEB process, in civilian term this means that he is in the process of being medically retired from the military. It also means that he must attend different classes as well as additional […]

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Tags: back · back pain · driving · everyday life · follow up · helping families · Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund · MEB · military retirement · Miramar · MRI · nerve damage · nonprofit organization · PEB · Stanford · stress · support · thankful · update

2 MRIs and lots of worries

January 25th, 2008 · No Comments

Today Travis is getting 2 MRIs, one of his back and one of his head.  So many things are runnng through our heads.  It is hard to stay positive right now.  We want to hear that everything is clear but we hate to get our hopes up.  Yesterday we also were advised that his days […]

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Tags: back · head · job · MRI · stress · update · work

CT Scan, Good News, Long Day

November 7th, 2007 · No Comments

Today started early.  Travis had a CT Scan at 7:15am.  He took an Ativan before the appointment so that he could be relaxed.  We arrived at the Radiation Therapy unit and checked in.  They took us back into an area where they introduced their selves, took a picture of Travis for identification purposes, and started […]

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Tags: Brain Tumor · CT Scan · Cyberknife radiation · follow up · hospital · MRI · positive · Radiosurgery · Stanford · surgery · tumor · update