|Picking pumpkins at Caleb's field trip.|
|At our local orchard picking pumpkins|
Eli’s chemo day was moved to yesterday (Wednesday) instead of Friday because the affiliate nurses are going to a conference. That worked out since he totally skipped the last mid-cycle because of suppressed chemistries, so it didn’t hurt my feelings to do it a few days earlier than normal. But, his labs were still just barely above the minimum required by the protocol even after that extra time to bounce back. He was able to get the full dose, but still it is obvious that we are dealing with cumulative toxicity, which we expected at some point. This is the beginning of
I am so thankful to be where we are right now. I think I have said before that we did not expect for Eli to live much beyond summer, so I really feel like we are living on prayers right now. When we were
|I think this is a Torino that he actually picked as his fav this time.|
|This is his first finished pumpkin. He wanted to do War Machine|
after becoming a big fan from Superhero Fun Day.
Anyway, we are enjoying the fall and all the busy-ness that fall has turned in to, and thankful to be doing so. I took the kids to pick out pumpkins, and was so please with myself that I even remembered in time to enjoy the pumpkins. So, we made a special effort to do that, and get them painted right away. I had forgotten