Monday, April 25, 2011

Back in the hospital

John is in the hospital for another round of chemo. This one has to be in-patient because it runs overnight. Hopefully he will be able to come home wednesday if all goes well and he is feeling ok. He is doing good with his feedings and prefers to put the tube in and remove it himself when he is done. His stomach has healed well and he is not experiencing any pain from that now. He is still very skinny(65 pounds) so we are also doing feedings during the day instead of just overnight. During the day we just push it through a syringe instead of using the pump. He also does that by himself. He doesn't really eat. It not that he is sick to his stomach, he just doesn't have an appetite and most of his taste buds are gone at this point.

This round of chemo is the one that will make him lose the rest of his hair and knock out his immune system. That sucks when you have other kids that still attend school and bring home a ton of germs especially because they are in kindergarten. I will not be able to be at the hospital with him this time because I just came down with strep throat and just got antibiotics. The doctor said it is best to stay away for 48 hours instead of 24 because of his treatments. It is so hard not to see him. Luckily we can skype each other because he has his ipad and I have my computer.

I will update more when I get more info.

I hope every one had a great Easter with their families!

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the update, Angela! I hope you are feeling better soon! We love you all! (Love from EG!!!)