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Thu. 3/17/05 - St. Patrick's Day

Thursday, 3/17/05 Happy St. Patrick’s Day to you! Sorry it’s been so long without an update. Life is moving along around here at a far more rapid pace than in the past. Les is doing great! And we are all transitioning back into a “normal” schedule. You know, like cleaning the house on a regular basis, grocery shopping, laundry, schoolwork, yard work, church volunteering, etc. My I forgot how busy one could get when they concentrate on more than one thing at a time. Thanks to everyone who allowed us to NOT have to concentrate on many of these mundane items while Les was in treatment. It took me awhile to get used to shopping and cooking again, but I have actually enjoyed it lately. I guess you all want an update on how Les is doing. He had his monthly clinic visit yesterday, and if the amount of time spent with the Dr. is any indication of severity of prognosis, we’re in the clear. The Dr. was in the room for less than five minutes and besides listening to Les’ heart and lungs, the

Mon. 1/17/05 - 2004 Recap

Monday, 1/17/05 Les had another clear MRI this month – Praise God!!! We are continually thankful for God’s hand in our lives and look forward to what 2005 brings. Les is continuing to gain in strength and stamina and has not had any problems eating. We go for our monthly checkup tomorrow and hopefully will start the process to schedule the removal of the g-tube. I’m including our Christmas letter below for those of you who haven’t seen it. **************************************************************** Greetings, Hi! Please let me introduce myself. My name is Goofy and I’m an I.V. tree. I have been living with the Fountains since August of 2003 and I got my name because my 5 wheels always want to go in different directions and I’m hard to control. I was given the job of holding Les’ food bag and pump after his appetite dropped off from the chemotherapy he was receiving for his brain cancer. I’ve recently been relegated to my box and put out in the garage because Les doesn’t n