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Happy New Year!!

January 1st, 2011 · No Comments

We would like to thank everyone for your continued support. Travis is doing much better, but is still struggling from time to time. Happy New Year to everyone and may this year be very successful and productive. -The King family

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Tags: happy · Rancho Bernardo · San Diego · support · thankful

Methadone Withdrawal Update – He is on Day 8 today.

May 27th, 2009 · 16 Comments

It has been 8 days since Travis has been Methadone free.  The last 8 days have not been easy for Travis but he is taking things one day at a time.  While Travis has been dealing with the Methadone withdrawal he has also been tapering off of his Neurontin.  Less than a month ago he […]

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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

National Brain Tumor Foundation presentation-recap

September 15th, 2007 · 1 Comment

I went to the National Brain Tumor Foundation presentation that I mentioned in an earlier post.  I was really looking forward to going.  Then while I was driving there I started getting emotional.  As much as I thought I have accepted this new life sometimes it feels like it has to be a bad dream.  […]

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Brain Tumors and Radiosurgery: An Educational Program in San Diego for Patients and Families

September 11th, 2007 · No Comments

Thank you to Eric Galvez for forwarding an email to me with the below information.  I am looking forward to the presentation because Travis is going to be having CyberKnife radiation treatment this November.  ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Brain Tumors and Radiosurgery: An Educational Program for Patients and Families Saturday, September 15, 2007 – 1-5pm.  This conference is made […]

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Tags: Brain LAB · Brain Tumor · cancer · education · family · helped us · needs · nonprofit organization · Radiosurgery · San Diego · support · Tug McGraw Foundation · tumor · usefull info

I stumbled upon two great organizations today

September 8th, 2007 · No Comments

Travis and I went to the ASR today.  The ASR is trade show that comes to San Diego twice a year.  We actually went yesterday too.  When we go we walk around to the different booths and talk with the companies about potential business deals.  On our way out today we were really tired.  Just as […]

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Tags: brain cancer · cancer · fundraiser · Grind For Life · help · needs · nonprofit organization · our company · positive · San Diego · sarcoma · spinal cord injuries · Stand Strong Again · support · usefull info

“Lord grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.”

September 2nd, 2007 · 42 Comments

“Lord grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” (The Serenity Prayer is the common name for an originally untitled prayer written by the theologian Reinhold Niebuhr in the 1930s or early 1940s.) One day I went […]

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FUNDRAISER for Brooke Williams in San Diego, CA

August 31st, 2007 · No Comments

FUNDRAISER FOR BROOKE WILLIAMS The Charger’s # 1 Fan (see photo’s)   LUNCH AND RAFFLE AT THE SKYBOX SPORTS GRILL Fox News will be covering this event CIRCLE THE DATE IN RED ON YOUR CALENDAR Saturday, September 8, 2007   11:00am to 1:30pm THE EVENT Location: Lunch at the SkyBox Sports Grill 4809 Clairemont Drive (Next […]

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Tags: brain cancer · Brooke Williams · child · fundraiser · girl · help · hospital · needs · San Diego · support

“Cancer has been my guru…”

August 30th, 2007 · No Comments

I saw a commercial for a documentary called Crazy Sexy Cancer. I have not seen the show on tv yet but I found a place online where you can watch part of it. The girl in the documentary said something that I could really relate to. “…cancer has been my guru…it’s my teacher and it […]

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Tags: everyday life · family · mood · support · thoughts · tip · usefull info · words of advice

Stay positive and never give up hope

August 30th, 2007 · 1 Comment

I got a touching email today from the brain tumor mailing list.  Here it is: (I was) Diagnosed with a glioblastoma multiforme in my R frontal lobe I was given 3-6 mos to live by one doc. That was 20 years ago, hmmm…..  I wonder what woulda happened if I had listened to him and […]

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