Your home health nurse Scott came over this morning to draw some blood so we could have your counts checked to make sure they were good enough to get chemo tomorrow. Your friend Ry came over and watched. You wanted to lay in my lap while you got "plugged in", so Ry sat behind you on the back of the couch. You were so cute. You laid there patiently and explained to your friend what was happening, and what Scott was doing step by step. Scott said you were the bravest little girl hes ever met. You said, "Yep, I'm One Tough Chick!" After it was done and you were "unplugged" we got a Princess and the Frog bandaid out and put it over your port. Ry thought it was pretty cool and wanted a bandaid to put over her pretend port. Too cute. You and Ryan were off and playing dress up in your room before Scott even left. Funny how resilient you are, and how quickly you've accepted your new way of life.
|Some of our neighborhood friends|
|This is not your bike...I dont know why, |
but no one ever rides their OWN bike!
|You on Ry's bike, Ry on your bike. Kinda blurry...|
We got the call that your counts were great and you were ok'd for chemo. Good news, but it brought the pit right back to my stomach. I hope it goes ok. You have to get a bunch tomorrow. You'll get Vincristine, and Doxorubicin through your port, you'll start taking an oral steroid and you'll get a Back Poke. Thats what they call it, its actually a shot of chemo in our spine. You've had a bunch of those...you call it sleepy medicine because they put you out for that one...thank heaven. Its a lot for a little body to take, but you can handle it. You've had all those drugs before, except the Doxorubicin. That one could make you lose your hair...we'll see.