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Happy Birthday! by Shawndra T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Today would be Shawndra's 33rd Birthday. I just wanted to let you all know and wish her a Happy day of sorts. We are thinking of her today, as everyday. Praying continually ... Read on »
Kansas City Star Newspaper Tribute by Shawndra T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Thanks goes out to Frank Tankard for writing an excellent tribute to Shawndra. His article appeared in the Kansas City Star Newspaper today. Below is a link to the article. ... Read on »
My Favorite Photo & Remember MP3 by Shawndra T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I miss Shawndra. And so does Ella. Heck, we all do. I'm not sure her passing has completely sunk in yet. I think I'm still experiencing a small state of mental shock. ... Read on »
Arrangements by Shawndra T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Shawndra Beauchamp Turner, age 32, of Overland Park, Kansas peacefully passed on Sunday, March 15, 2009 in the comfort of her family. The visitation is scheduled for 6-8P ... Read on »
Love You Shawndra Forever by Shawndra T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer March 15, 2009 at 3:10PM will forever be marked in my mind, and hopefully yours as well. This is when our sweet Shawndra passed into the arms of Jesus, thereby freeing her of ... Read on »
Our Beautiful Butterfly has flown ... HOME by Shawndra T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer This morning we were all called in because Shawndra's condition had changed. She was breathing differently and the doctor said that this was a sign to look for as we approache ... Read on »
Taking in the Moments with Shawndra by Shawndra T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Dear Faithful Ones- It is with a heavy heart that I give you the latest update. The procedure did not produce much of anything out of her G-tube. Therefore, they have giv ... Read on »
fortitude by Shawndra T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Hello all. Shawndra was hospitalized yesterday due to some complications. We'll know more late in the day tomorrow (Tuesday). In order to control her pain, she's been heavily ... Read on »
difficult recovery by Shawndra T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Hey everyone- I am back. It has been a difficult few weeks. I have been sleeping a lot (ya right, difficult you say), but I get tired so easily it is frustrating. Especially ... Read on »
long nails suck sometimes.... by Shawndra T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Like this. I can barely write now. My nails have grown so since I have been off chemo, I wish my boobs grew with then. Sorry it has been so long, lots has been happening, as y ... Read on »
Home at Last by Shawndra T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer -- Tuesday Evening --After a long three week stay at St. Josephs Hospital, we're home at last. As an anonymous commentor mentioned, her care is now in the hands of KC Hospic ... Read on »
17th Day in Hospital by Shawndra T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer It's hard to imagine that we arrived 17 days ago. About half of those days have been a blur, and I apologize for not updating everyone with the situation at hand... Sh ... Read on »
Update by Shawndra T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Here's my most recent email updateHello all- So, a lot has happened since my last email. Shawndra has remained out of ICU, but not out of the OR (operating room). She did ... Read on »
Pain Block Procedure by Shawndra T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Dr. Morgan just finished with the pain block procedure. I do not recall the name of the procedure, but it has to do with injecting alcohol into a region of nerves that control ... Read on »
Video of Shawndra as a Teenager by Shawndra T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer A BLOG commentor, from the previous post, asked for the "sharky" video. I've seen that video, once, with Shawndra, at her parents house, during our courting days, but not sinc ... Read on »
Shawndra is out of ICU! The ep ... by Shawndra T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Shawndra is out of ICU! The epidural will remain to control pain. I'm back at work today. Getting ready to pick up Ella at daycare. She hasn't seen mommy since Sunday mornin ... Read on »
I'm Bored by Shawndra T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer "I'm bored." were Shawndra's first words when I arrived to the ICU this morning. Those words were the most she has spoken in more than 24 hours, and hearing them was such a re ... Read on »
Maybe an Epidural Will Kick the Pain by Shawndra T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Last night Dr. Morgan came back to the hospital to address Shawndra's unbearable pain. He put in an epidural and had her transferred to the ICU for monitoring. I spent the nig ... Read on »
Pain issues... by Shawndra T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Hi Everyone...It's not Shawndra, but Angie. Shawndra asked me to blog to let you all know that she is on her way to the hospital to be admitted for pain issues. She has incr ... Read on »
Happy New Year! by Shawndra T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Hello everyone- It is me, Shawndra, once again, yaaaa. Sorry I have not blogged, I haven't even touched my computer since my last post. I have been busy working on recovering ... Read on »