Good day good friends! I want to get a second to thank you all SO a great deal for the outpouring of adore, prayers, and well needs that you have sent to Dominic. Our loved ones is confused and humbled by the enjoy and kindness of this group. We thank you all from the base of our hearts.
So lots of of you have achieved out due to the fact I shared Dominic’s diagnosis a number of weeks back, inquiring how he was performing and how his initially cure went.
At the conclude of that week, he experienced a comprehensive-body scan, had a central line put, and then began his initial spherical of chemotherapy. This was the pretty initially treatment he received…
In the times for the duration of the treatment, he ran some fevers off and on, which necessary an additional night’s keep at the medical center, and he lost his appetite for about a day and a fifty percent, but then it gradually came back again.
He kept active with trips to the playroom on his flooring, compact Lego kits, a Kiwi & Co box, a mini Lite Brite, his new Nintendo Swap, day by day bingo on the medical center Television, and beloved to stop each individual working day with the Paw Patrol motion picture.
He came house emotion very well and did not pass up a defeat, working all around and playing with Joseph and Isabelle, and enjoying some lovely temperature outside the house. We experienced a attractive Easter all alongside one another at house 🐰
Having said that, that Sunday night, he started managing a fever, which we knew just after obtaining a central line put, intended an automated trip to the ER and most possible a 2-3 day remain at the hospital, for the duration of which they operate blood cultures to make certain there is not an an infection. He was very clear of an an infection, but his counts have been really very low (he was viewed as “neutropenic”), so he experienced to continue to be until finally they experienced gotten up to a protected level. He was again household on Thursday and rolled ideal into the weekend jogging all over and playing.
Apart from a pair of times of small hunger, he hasn’t been unwell hence much. He did commence to shed his hair past week, so my partner gave him a buzz lower. Afterward, he looked in the mirror and said, “I search spiffy!” Oh to have the self esteem, resiliency, and heart of a boy or girl 💙
Future up is spherical two of chemotherapy, starting later this 7 days.
Joseph got braces!
Isabelle turned 4!
We’ve been savoring the days we get to devote with all people at home collectively, and obtaining outdoors to appreciate the lovely weather conditions any time we get the option!
Thank you all again for the continued prayers and for preserving Dominic in your feelings. We know we are at the pretty commencing of what will be a long and winding highway with many ups and downs, but are taking it one working day at a time and appreciating each and each optimistic second as they appear ❤️