Monday, December 13, 2010

Finally...

We are done with chemo. Its a really weird and good feeling to be able to say that. It's been something that we have been driving towards for the last 4 months. It doesn't quite seem real at this point, that hopefully it will be the last time that we enter that little chemo room. It was a little anti-climatic. The nurse unhooked Drew's port and we said our thanks to the nurse for everything that she had done for us and left. No whistles, no bells but we did give each other a high five as we left the building. :) It felt good to be able to say that its our last one.

His labs this week were the lowest they have been since the beginning. His white count, hemoglobin and platelets were very low which again means he needs to be very careful about infection, bleeding and more fatigue.

At this point we are taking this time to hopefully have Drew gain some weight, and regaining his strength. Drew will be getting another CT scan  and labs on Dec 30 and then meet with the Dr again on Jan 3 and see what the next step will be. We are praying that everything look like it should and we will just get to be on surveillance and get check ups every 3 months. Its a little difficult to wait until January 3 to hear what the next step will be but luckily its a great time to get lost in the Christmas spirit and remembering why we celebrate Christmas. We will have to ask for a little patience for Christmas this year!

I hope everyone has a blessed holiday season and has a wonderful time with family and friends!


6 comments:

  1. HOORAY!!! congrats on being DONE with chemo!! i am so happy for you guys - and i will continue to pray for you both, and for more great news come january!

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  2. We are truly believing this is the light at the end of Drew's tunnel!

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  3. The chemo is finished but our prayers are continuing non-stop. We love you both.

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  4. WHEW. chemo done! congrats you guys. I will pray that the anxiety regarding the results will be swept away and that you both have peace during Christmas. Love you both, hope to see you over the holiday break:)

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  5. horray! continued prayers headed your way!

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  6. I think that we will need to vist Gregor Dog and Taco Bob's more frequently to start packing on the lbs!

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