Today’s doctor visit

We had an important meeting with the doctor today.

There’s no good way to put this. He said Teri has about 2-3 months to live without any further treatment and 4-5 months with chemo or one of the new experimental treatments. The other option is to consider hospice. Teri’s pretty wiped out, so he’s a little concerned about the quality of life question with the treatments, especially the chemo, but I would guess she will choose to fight on, because who knows?

I don’t know what else to say at this point. I think we had clues that this might be coming, but were hoping for better. It doesn’t really change anything except to maybe urge us to find some positive things or people to fill Teri’s life with and to say all that needs to be said and do all the things that need to be done.

Teri just took the news from the doctor in her usual understated way and said “That’s kind of a bummer!” Classic Teri.

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