Monday, August 31, 2009
Friday, August 21, 2009
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
Clinic got off to a good start with Maren getting a lollipop from Nurse Crystal. Lollipops are a very special treat for her since she has trouble swallowing and we never give her stuff like this. So she lives it up while I watch her very closely and try to remember there are lots of medical professionals at the clinic =).
Her ANC was 1400 yesterday so that was pretty awesome. She was able to get her last dose of Interim Maintenance chemo, and we can know that she'll probably be okay in terms of infection patrol for the next day or 2 before the new chemo really kicks in.
The picture below is Maren getting her Methotrexate through this portable little IV machine. Pretty fancy stuff. The visit took a little over 3 hours due to us being overlooked initially, but I really can't complain when all I have to do is put her in the van, drive 30 minutes, and sit in a nice room for 3 hours to get a lifesaving treatment for my child (Of course, it's Maren that has endure all the yucky feelings of chemo, not me. I wish she didn't need all of this chemo nonsense, but I am so grateful that it's available to her.).
Monday, August 17, 2009
We celebrate birthdays - these two are birthday specialists.
Watch Granddad make hay.
Camp in the front yard.
Make lots of messes, and wear last year's Halloween costumes.
Sunday, August 9, 2009
Blood pressure in the vitals room. I think this is her least favorite part of the day. She hates the blood pressure cuff, and it always takes a few tries to get it to work because she won't sit still.
Nurse Crystal often has little goodies to give out, and today Maren got a beach ball.
We are thankful that she is very active these days.
It's certainly a welcome change from a couple of months ago.
Her lab counts were just high enough to get the works this week.
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