Monday, January 30, 2012

Brunch Photos

Hard to believe two week have already gone by since the Brouillards and Joyals got together.

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Jerry had a good day. It has become a 'peak' day. Albert is keeping everyone he can updated on all fronts.

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What does Albert do when not sending emails or spending time posing for or taking pictures?

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Inciting others to do so! :-)

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Quick update

The family thought that we were going to find out about the next steps for Jerry's treatment on Tuesday. The scans that were done last week however did not include the brain so the full assessment for next steps is still 2 weeks away.

The scans that were completed last week did not reveal any spread, so that in and of itself, is good news. Jerry has continued to loose weight and is fighting a bout of pneumonia so perhaps the 2 week wait will allow him time to recover and strengthen.

Your thoughts and prayers are appreciated!

Wednesday, January 18, 2012


To support the STOP SOPA Blackout being conducted today, this will be the only post created here:

I have included the link to wikipedia but they are one of the sites reported to be going offline so you may not view this link today.

Google has a page with information and petition to sign here

What would happen if this site got shut down?

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Get Well Card

Jerry got out from the rehab center to participate in the Brouillard Brunch today. He thoroughly enjoyed it and returned with an over-sized 'get well card' handcrafted by Cassidy (daughter of Heidi on the Brouillard side).

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the cover of the card

Jerry: get well card inside

the greetings on the inside

Jerry, says "Thank you for this card, it made my day!"

Monday, January 9, 2012

Lessons Learned

One of the lessons learned from the recent chapter in Jerry's story has been the importance of water, food and exercise.

1 - Fluids, water in particular, are important to the bodies overall health. Recall your science classes that the body is actually 98% water? There is a good reason for the fluid intake.

2 - Food, good healthy choices are the fuel for the body.  You need energy to do what you do and get around. The energy comes from the food you eat.

3 - Exercise is important. You need to keep moving to stay healthy.