The blog posts under "Lorelei's Journey" have been written mostly by Lorelei's mother Andrea and deal mostly with her health journey. Her personal thoughts and feelings are better expressed in her own words and are located in her personal blog

Lorelei's Journey

  • Prayer Polish

    We are so blessed to have a huge network of people who love and support Lorelei.  When word of her cancer first came out, many people would ask her "What can I do?  How can I help?

  • 40 Days that have changed our lives

    Exactly 40 days ago we learned that our sweet 17 year old daughter Lorelei Claire had cancer.  On that day, January 31, 2012 we knew only that she had a large mass in her chest (the size of a grapefruit or larger) that was composed of many lymph nodes and was causing her difficulty in breathing.  She had a mediastinoscopy procedure at Oklahoma Heart Hospital by Dr.

  • Something Is Not Right

    It's Saturday, January 28, 2012 and Lorelei has had to leave Tiffany Castell's funeral early because her persistent cough has become uncontrollable--she was feeling like her presence was an interruption to the funeral. Since it is Saturday, and her family doctor is all booked up, we have no choice but to go to the ER or go to an after hours clinic (as I lovingly refer to as "Doc in a Box.)  We select the Doc in a Box.  After all, it's just a cough.

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