We had a small bump in the road last night. She had a low grade fever that was hovering a little above 100. The doctor had us take her to the ER to get her blood checked and for her to get an antibiotic in case she has an infection in her blood. We will not know for a couple days what the blood culture shows, but we were able to come home after she got her antibiotic. We got home at 2 a.m. last night and today is our clinic day so we basically took a nap and just got up to go right back. We have to be there at 8:30a.m. for a blood check and then we will be off to sedation. Her procedure is at 10:00a.m. We don't know exactly what today will look like after her procedure. They may give her another antibiotic due to her low grade fever. Please pray that they would find the source of it quickly and that it wouldn't end up being an infection in her blood or any big deal.
Other than that last night, things have been going well. She had a good week and has been feeling pretty good. Her oral chemo is starting to kick in with some side effects, the worst at this point being that her appetite has really diminished and she isn't wanting to eat much of anything at all. Please pray that we would at least be able to get her to eat a little at each meal and that she would continue to drink her milk in the morning and fluid throughout the day. It's hard to see her not wanting anything to eat and are just praying for her to be feeling as normal as possible on this new medication.
We are looking forward to this upcoming week. On Saturday, Jim's parents are coming into town and they are staying through the following Sunday. We are so excited for them to be here and know they are anxious to see the kids (and us too). I know it is hard for them to be so far away as Abbey goes through this. To not get to see her smile and play and to not be able to sit with her when she isn't feeling well. Abbey has a very special bond with her grandmom and it is good for her when she's around. We're sure Grandmom and her will spend hours on the couch snuggling and reading books. It is their favorite thing to do together. Please pray for a good weekend and week for Abbey. That she would be feeling really good.
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we have so much to be thankful for.... of course our sweet Abbey tops the list (along with our two favorite guys). Blessings to you and your families...