December 2, 2022

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Eat Without Food

Dominic Update #1 – Brown Eyed Baker

Howdy friends! I want to get a minute to thank you all SO a lot for the outpouring of like, prayers, and properly wishes that you have despatched to Dominic. Our household is overcome and humbled by the like and kindness of this local community. We thank you all from the bottom of our hearts.

So a lot of of you have reached out considering the fact that I shared Dominic’s diagnosis a several weeks ago, asking how he was accomplishing and how his 1st procedure went.

At the end of that 7 days, he experienced a total-overall body scan, had a central line positioned, and then started his 1st round of chemotherapy. This was the extremely very first procedure he received…

In the days throughout the remedy, he ran some fevers off and on, which essential an more night’s remain at the healthcare facility, and he dropped his urge for food for about a working day and a 50 percent, but then it gradually came back again.

He held fast paced with journeys to the playroom on his flooring, modest Lego kits, a Kiwi & Co box, a mini Lite Brite, his new Nintendo Change, daily bingo on the clinic Tv set, and liked to close every day with the Paw Patrol film.

He came property emotion perfectly and did not skip a beat, operating all around and playing with Joseph and Isabelle, and making the most of some wonderful climate outside. We experienced a lovely Easter all collectively at dwelling 🐰

However, that Sunday night, he began managing a fever, which we understood immediately after obtaining a central line put, meant an automated vacation to the ER and most most likely a 2-3 working day remain at the clinic, in the course of which they operate blood cultures to make positive there isn’t an infection. He was clear of an an infection, but his counts have been quite very low (he was regarded as “neutropenic”), so he experienced to stay right until they had gotten up to a safe degree. He was back again household on Thursday and rolled proper into the weekend working around and actively playing.

Apart from a few of days of low urge for food, he has not been unwell so considerably. He did start out to eliminate his hair very last 7 days, so my partner gave him a excitement minimize. Afterward, he appeared in the mirror and stated, “I look spiffy!” Oh to have the self confidence, resiliency, and heart of a youngster 💙

Following up is spherical two of chemotherapy, starting afterwards this 7 days.

Meanwhile…

Joseph received braces!

Isabelle turned 4!

We’ve been savoring the days we get to invest with every person at residence alongside one another, and acquiring exterior to take pleasure in the attractive weather anytime we get the option!

Thank you all once again for the ongoing prayers and for trying to keep Dominic in your views. We know we are at the incredibly beginning of what will be a very long and winding highway with lots of ups and downs, but are taking it one particular day at a time and appreciating each individual and each individual positive instant as they occur ❤️