Archive for April, 2005
We made our jailbreak today. It’s almost the month of May. We are completely worn out, from waiting for high white blood count.
To the doctors we say, “He’s taking longer to recover.”
“Completely normal in later rounds,” they say to one another.
“But,” we say, “our schedule will be off.”
“Schedule? What schedule?” they scoff.
Sammy will have a [...]
Oof! We bounced back into the hospital Tuesday night with an infection. Sam’s white counts were officially zero and that seems to be the day we bounce back every time. He has some stomach pain and is starting to get the same itchy rash we had two chemos ago. He’s not as sick as he [...]
Four rounds of chemo down, two more plus stem cell transplant to go! We are home from the hospital tonight and have just finished round four. The nausea wasn’t too bad this round. We finally got it through our thick heads that dairy foods don’t go well with chemo. Yes, you might have thought that [...]
We have now been home from the hospital for almost three weeks. Wohoo! (knock on wood of course). Spring has finally arrived in San Diego and we’ve been taking bike rides and little hikes and flying kites. Sammy has been seeing his friends on his off days from the clinic. It’s been wonderful to let [...]