After bottoming out at zero yesterday (normal is 5,000 – 10,000) Isaiah’s white blood count is up today to 1100– a good sign that the chemo has knocked out much of the leukemia cells and that now healthy cells are growing. Thank God. The bone marrow test “looked good.” (We get some pretty vague reports at this stage). They’ve taken him off his anti-biotic and it’s been several days since he’s had a fever. He still has many difficult moments each day but, overall, we’re seeing improvement and hope to be home soon.
What we need now is strength – he hasn’t wanted to get out of bed since our big outing to the play room a few days ago. Please pray for his strength to return.
“Dear Jesus, please give my daddy strength to help me get better.” - Isaiah praying for me this morning.
“Tell (cousin) Maicee I miss her and hope to see her soon.” - Isaiah’s response to my asking him what we should write in his blog.