Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: STORM CLOUDS GATHER

1. No, This is Impossible

2. Seeking Some Perspective

3. Why I Write to You

4. Coming to Terms

5. My Birthday, Come and Gone

CHAPTER 2: BRACING FOR THE STORM

6. Givers and Takers

7. Why Me, Lord?

8. His Plan—Bigger than Me

9. Living in the Moment

10. Building Community

11. A Philosophy to Live or Die By

CHAPTER 3: THE THROES OF THE STORM

12. Eve Before Surgery

13. Is This What It’s Like to Die?

14. Wait, wait, wait… What?

15. Okay, Let’s Fight this Thing!

16. A Trip to the FARMacy

CHAPTER 4: THE STORM INTENSIFIES

17. Pomp and Circumstance

18. Hospital Antics

19. Something for the Children

20. The “Good Cancer” Bus?

21. Life Support Systems

22. Feels Like Roulette

CHAPTER 5: IN THE EYE OF THE STORM

23. Going Froggy

24. Radioactive

25. Sitting Here in Limbo

26. Team HOPE

27. What are We Praying/Playing For?

CHAPTER 6: CALMER WATERS

28. Life Goes On

29. The Comeback Trail

30. How Did You Know I’m Alone?

31. There’s No Place Like Home

EPILOGUE:

32. The One Year Review