May 25, 2024

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Dominic Update #1 – Brown Eyed Baker

Dominic Update #1 - Brown Eyed Baker

Hi buddies! I want to acquire a minute to thank you all SO considerably for the outpouring of really like, prayers, and perfectly wishes that you have sent to Dominic. Our spouse and children is overwhelmed and humbled by the really like and kindness of this neighborhood. We thank you all from the base of our hearts.

So several of you have reached out considering that I shared Dominic’s analysis a number of weeks back, inquiring how he was undertaking and how his to start with procedure went.

At the close of that week, he had a complete-overall body scan, had a central line put, and then started his very first round of chemotherapy. This was the pretty initial therapy he received…

In the times throughout the remedy, he ran some fevers off and on, which expected an further night’s stay at the clinic, and he shed his urge for food for about a day and a 50 %, but then it progressively arrived again.

He saved fast paced with trips to the playroom on his floor, tiny Lego kits, a Kiwi & Co box, a mini Lite Brite, his new Nintendo Swap, daily bingo on the healthcare facility Tv set, and loved to stop every day with the Paw Patrol motion picture.

He arrived residence feeling well and did not pass up a defeat, working all over and participating in with Joseph and Isabelle, and making the most of some lovely temperature outside. We experienced a lovely Easter all alongside one another at household 🐰

Nevertheless, that Sunday night time, he began running a fever, which we realized following owning a central line placed, intended an automated journey to the ER and most probably a 2-3 day stay at the medical center, through which they operate blood cultures to make confident there is not an infection. He was apparent of an an infection, but his counts were being pretty lower (he was regarded as “neutropenic”), so he had to remain until they had gotten up to a safe stage. He was back residence on Thursday and rolled appropriate into the weekend working about and taking part in.

Apart from a pair of days of low hunger, he hasn’t been ill therefore significantly. He did start to drop his hair previous week, so my husband gave him a buzz slice. Afterward, he appeared in the mirror and said, “I glance spiffy!” Oh to have the self confidence, resiliency, and coronary heart of a kid 💙

Upcoming up is spherical two of chemotherapy, starting afterwards this week.

Meanwhile…

Joseph acquired braces!

Isabelle turned 4!

We’ve been savoring the days we get to spend with absolutely everyone at property jointly, and acquiring outdoors to delight in the beautiful climate when we get the prospect!

Thank you all once again for the continued prayers and for holding Dominic in your feelings. We know we are at the very beginning of what will be a prolonged and winding highway with several ups and downs, but are having it 1 working day at a time and appreciating each and every good moment as they arrive ❤️