The Adoration of the Christ Child

The Adoration of the Christ Child
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Everything in its Right Place

A blog about disability, life, parenting, and learning what it means to live well in this world.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Holding Steady

I'm glad to say I don't have much to report from this last few weeks. Adam has continued with his treatment as planned, without any hiccups, fevers, port troubles or mishaps. He is eating and drinking well, walking lots and generally on good form. He has gone back to enjoying sitting and watching the lift (elevator) doors, so we spend most of our time at the hospital doing just that. We don't know much about numbers, but the next round begins on 30/9/2011 with a bone marrow aspirate and lumbar puncture so we will know more then how he is doing in terms of his response to treatment.

We are trying not to think about the next 4 months apparently being harder than the first 3 were. Instead, I'm trying to focus on how much we've learned and how much better equipped we'll be this time to deal with the side effects that arise.

One thing that helps me not to dwell on it is the fact that two nights in a row now Adam has pooped in the potty!!! As I told Caleb, EIGHT YEARS of nappy changing is cause for some serious celebration! :) Not that we've really achieved too much yet, but I know we're on the road. Exciting indeed.

Everyone else is doing well, so I'll leave it there for now. More soon, and hopefully news in the next few weeks on Adam's progress, visa applications, toilet training and other exciting developments. Watch this space!

1 comment:

Amie V said...

woot! good on you, adam! and congrats to you, steph and brian! ;)