Saturday, December 27, 2008
Friday, December 26, 2008
Isaiah's blood culture came back negative for a bacterial infection (which was the main concern and reason for our hospital stay). His counts are still very low but they're climbing, so they let us go at about 11:00a.m.. We're still off chemo 'till his counts go up.
Wednesday, December 24, 2008
Monday, December 22, 2008
We were back at the doctor's today to check Isaiah's blood: his counts are still low (400). So we'll be takin' it easy and avoiding crowds this week. We're also off all chemo for now. He's feeling pretty good, just really tired.
Wednesday, December 17, 2008
Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Isaiah was very brave during his MRI. He was in the tube for three hours. He woke up dizzy and tired from the anesthesia. He said he was "tippy" because he couldn't balance very well. After 2 or 3 hours he was playing again and enjoying the company of his cousins, Ravinia and Ava.
It felt like a terribly long day to us as parents. The dark drive to the hospital was quiet and foggy. I was thankful that Isaiah would only feel hungry for a short time. We left Sutter 4.5 hours after we checked in. I was so relieved when we got in the car to go home. Isaiah ate his pbnj and requested a strawberry whirl jamba juice. After stopping for juice, we drove home, built a cozy fire and cuddled on the couch.
As we fell asleep last night I was humbled by the fact that he didn't complain once about anything he had to do that morning. Amazing!
Friday, December 5, 2008
Saturday, November 29, 2008
Yesterday we went to Powell's in downtown Los Gatos. Here's a post-gelato shot. Everyone was chilled!
We were especially grateful to be together this year. Last Thanksgiving landed during the 21 days when we were living apart to protect Isaiah from a possible chicken pox infection. We kept remembering back to that season (click here) and thanking God for the blessing of being together and feeling strong.
This morning Isaiah and his "best buddy cousin" Santana were on the phone discussing more Star Wars battle strategy (check out his badge!).
[Here's a pic of a lady pointing to a cute couple on the streets of Los Gatos.]
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
We remain very grateful for your prayers for wisdom, grace, and health. Thank you!Here are some phone-photos of Sienna making sure Isaiah's teeth look good.