Eli and I are headed to Augusta tonight, for appointments in the morning to get him started on his second round of chemo. Thank goodness his numbers were up and he can start. Big Sam is going with us this trip, so we will be racking up the miles for him. We will be back tomorrow night, and ready for a relaxing weekend. We hope to go to a car show, and We hope to take HG to see the new Iron Man movie. I
know it's actually Captain America, but I am team Iron Man ... or to be more accurate, I am team Robert Downey jr. Have a great weekend!
It's been pretty boring around here... yay! So, boring, I really don't even have a picture to share. However, Eli was not able to start his second cycle due to his chemistries dropping again, and they also stopped the experimental medicine until his counts can recover. We got back from Augusta
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importance of going to specialists. I am so relieved, and thankful for that answer, and so thankful that St. Jude is so close to us. Speaking of that, we will be at the local clinic tomorrow checking numbers, so prayers that they are up!
Numbers still not high enough. Will check again on Friday. Boo.
We have an appointment this afternoon with the St. Jude clinic today for bloodwork, to check his counts. Still waiting on the slow-poke platelets to catch up. He was a hair away (ha! get it... b/c he has no hair b/c of chemo) on Tuesday from the minimum requirement to start back up for cycle 2, so
We are good to go for round 2! The dosage of the TMZ is being cut back to hopefully avoid such a long delay for the next cycle. They have had to do that for two other kids, but he is "experimenting" with Eli a bit with how he is breaking up the dosage. Something about how the medicine is
We had a nice Memorial Day weekend, but it didn't go as expected. Eli started his TMZ last Friday, and was very sick during the night. He rarely gets sick any more, so it scared him, and he was up a lot. We had plans to go to the hot air balloon festival on Saturday, to see the balloons, of course, but
|The tree seems to be worried that Big Sam is being challenged.|
All but one of mine (you can guess) seem very excited to have the goals, and the structure. Eli seems very excited to have the structure, and to have it clearly spelled out what is expected of him, and to have his own goals clearly spelled out. I think most kids, at least three quarters in this house as a