Good day good friends! I want to choose a second to thank you all SO a lot for the outpouring of appreciate, prayers, and very well wishes that you have sent to Dominic. Our loved ones is confused and humbled by the love and kindness of this local community. We thank you all from the bottom of our hearts.
So lots of of you have achieved out because I shared Dominic’s diagnosis a few months in the past, asking how he was accomplishing and how his initially cure went.
At the end of that week, he had a full-overall body scan, had a central line put, and then commenced his very first round of chemotherapy. This was the very 1st remedy he received…
In the times during the procedure, he ran some fevers off and on, which required an more night’s stay at the healthcare facility, and he dropped his hunger for about a working day and a half, but then it slowly came back again.
He retained hectic with excursions to the playroom on his floor, modest Lego kits, a Kiwi & Co box, a mini Lite Brite, his new Nintendo Swap, day by day bingo on the healthcare facility Tv, and liked to finish each individual day with the Paw Patrol film.
He arrived house feeling perfectly and didn’t overlook a conquer, jogging all around and playing with Joseph and Isabelle, and taking pleasure in some beautiful temperature exterior. We experienced a attractive Easter all collectively at home 🐰
Nonetheless, that Sunday evening, he began jogging a fever, which we realized following obtaining a central line positioned, meant an computerized vacation to the ER and most likely a 2-3 day remain at the hospital, all through which they run blood cultures to make absolutely sure there isn’t an an infection. He was distinct of an infection, but his counts ended up very lower (he was viewed as “neutropenic”), so he had to stay right until they experienced gotten up to a risk-free amount. He was again dwelling on Thursday and rolled appropriate into the weekend running all around and actively playing.
Apart from a pair of days of low urge for food, he has not been unwell as a result far. He did get started to shed his hair final 7 days, so my partner gave him a excitement minimize. Afterward, he appeared in the mirror and said, “I glance spiffy!” Oh to have the confidence, resiliency, and heart of a youngster 💙
Next up is round two of chemotherapy, commencing later on this week.
Joseph bought braces!
Isabelle turned 4!
We’ve been savoring the times we get to invest with everybody at property jointly, and finding outdoors to enjoy the beautiful weather conditions anytime we get the option!
Thank you all all over again for the ongoing prayers and for preserving Dominic in your feelings. We know we are at the very commencing of what will be a prolonged and winding road with numerous ups and downs, but are getting it one working day at a time and appreciating each and each and every beneficial minute as they come ❤️