Howdy mates! I want to just take a minute to thank you all SO significantly for the outpouring of like, prayers, and effectively needs that you have despatched to Dominic. Our household is confused and humbled by the adore and kindness of this community. We thank you all from the bottom of our hearts.
So several of you have attained out given that I shared Dominic’s prognosis a number of months in the past, inquiring how he was doing and how his to start with treatment method went.
At the close of that week, he experienced a comprehensive-overall body scan, experienced a central line put, and then began his very first spherical of chemotherapy. This was the pretty initial therapy he received…
In the days throughout the procedure, he ran some fevers off and on, which demanded an further night’s continue to be at the clinic, and he missing his urge for food for about a working day and a half, but then it gradually arrived again.
He retained occupied with outings to the playroom on his ground, modest Lego kits, a Kiwi & Co box, a mini Lite Brite, his new Nintendo Swap, every day bingo on the medical center Tv, and beloved to close each and every working day with the Paw Patrol movie.
He came home experience very well and didn’t miss out on a defeat, running close to and participating in with Joseph and Isabelle, and making the most of some beautiful weather conditions exterior. We experienced a attractive Easter all together at residence 🐰
However, that Sunday night, he began running a fever, which we knew following owning a central line put, meant an automated journey to the ER and most most likely a 2-3 working day remain at the medical center, through which they operate blood cultures to make absolutely sure there is not an an infection. He was clear of an infection, but his counts were quite reduced (he was regarded as “neutropenic”), so he had to keep until they experienced gotten up to a safe stage. He was back again dwelling on Thursday and rolled suitable into the weekend working around and enjoying.
Aside from a few of days of low appetite, he hasn’t been sick as a result far. He did start out to get rid of his hair last week, so my spouse gave him a excitement slice. Afterward, he seemed in the mirror and explained, “I search spiffy!” Oh to have the self-assurance, resiliency, and coronary heart of a boy or girl 💙
Future up is spherical two of chemotherapy, starting afterwards this week.
Joseph obtained braces!
Isabelle turned 4!
We’ve been savoring the times we get to invest with everyone at house jointly, and finding exterior to appreciate the beautiful temperature anytime we get the option!
Thank you all again for the continued prayers and for trying to keep Dominic in your feelings. We know we are at the very beginning of what will be a extended and winding highway with numerous ups and downs, but are taking it a single working day at a time and appreciating just about every and every single optimistic second as they come ❤️