Dominic Update #1 - Brown Eyed Baker

Good day buddies! I want to get a minute to thank you all SO significantly for the outpouring of love, prayers, and effectively wishes that you have despatched to Dominic. Our household is confused and humbled by the love and kindness of this group. We thank you all from the base of our hearts.

So numerous of you have attained out due to the fact I shared Dominic’s diagnosis a few weeks back, inquiring how he was undertaking and how his very first cure went.

At the end of that 7 days, he experienced a total-system scan, had a central line placed, and then started his initially spherical of chemotherapy. This was the really initial remedy he received…

In the times throughout the therapy, he ran some fevers off and on, which expected an further night’s remain at the clinic, and he missing his appetite for about a day and a 50 percent, but then it slowly arrived again.

He held hectic with visits to the playroom on his floor, compact Lego kits, a Kiwi & Co box, a mini Lite Brite, his new Nintendo Switch, everyday bingo on the clinic Television set, and cherished to conclusion each and every working day with the Paw Patrol motion picture.

He came dwelling experience very well and did not miss out on a conquer, operating around and participating in with Joseph and Isabelle, and enjoying some wonderful weather outside. We experienced a lovely Easter all together at household 🐰

Having said that, that Sunday night time, he commenced managing a fever, which we realized just after obtaining a central line put, meant an computerized trip to the ER and most possible a 2-3 working day continue to be at the medical center, throughout which they run blood cultures to make absolutely sure there is not an an infection. He was crystal clear of an an infection, but his counts had been very lower (he was viewed as “neutropenic”), so he had to continue to be until finally they had gotten up to a safe and sound degree. He was back again property on Thursday and rolled proper into the weekend managing all around and actively playing.

Apart from a few of times of reduced appetite, he has not been unwell therefore far. He did begin to shed his hair past 7 days, so my spouse gave him a excitement reduce. Afterward, he looked in the mirror and explained, “I look spiffy!” Oh to have the self confidence, resiliency, and heart of a child 💙

Future up is spherical two of chemotherapy, starting later on this week.

Meanwhile…

Joseph acquired braces!

Isabelle turned 4!

We’ve been savoring the days we get to shell out with every person at house collectively, and getting outdoors to enjoy the beautiful temperature any time we get the opportunity!

Thank you all all over again for the continued prayers and for retaining Dominic in your views. We know we are at the quite beginning of what will be a lengthy and winding street with quite a few ups and downs, but are having it 1 working day at a time and appreciating every and each good minute as they appear ❤️

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