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Texas Trip POSTPONED!

I wanted to update everyone regarding a decision that Jerry and I recently made.  We have decided to hold off on going to Texas until we get a few issues ironed out.

First of all, we found out that Dr. Burzynski is being taken to court by the FDA again this spring and we don't want this to interfere with Jerry's treatment.  We would hate to put forth the amount of money that we need only to find out that we cannot finish the treatment due to FDA interference.

Secondly, when we have spoken to the clinic in regards to Jerry's treatment, they have been very vague regarding the length of time that Jerry would need to be treated for.  We recently spoke to a patient of Dr. Burzynski's that said she has been on the treatment for a few years.  We know that at this time, we couldn't afford this treatment for a couple of years and if that is the case, we want to think more wisely about how to spend the money that we have.

Jerry has learned about another treatment option call…

Crumbs in the Peanut Butter Jar!!

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OK, so moms are full of wisdom, right?  Well, my mom very recently gave me some words of wisdom...it was a very simple message, but it was true......did I really care if their were crumbs in the peanut butter jar?

Last weekend, we had a fundraiser to raise funds for our upcoming trip to Texas.  The fundraiser was held at our church, which is 45 minutes from our home.  Crazy, I know....but Jerry and I love it there, we feel like we are part of one big family.  Anyway, the fundraiser was held on Saturday evening, and we knew we wouldn't be getting out of there till late that evening...so I asked my parents if my family of 6 could stay with them that Saturday night so that we didn't have to drive 45 minutes home that evening and then 45 minutes back again the next morning for church.  My parents have a large home with 4 bedrooms and they are always eager to have grand kids (& kids) spend the night with them, so as I expected, it was not a problem.  Sunday morning came, and my…