Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Back to Ft. Worth Tomorrow

Briley has a clinic appointment tomorrow at the clinic for scheduled rounds of the vincristine and methotrexate. The vincristine is the the chemo that affects her walking and running. The methotrexate has caused the vomiting the last go around with it. Her appointment is not until 3:00 that afternoon, so we may take Bryson, leave out early, and take them to the zoo before the clinic visit. We told Briley that she could go to the zoo as soon as her counts go up. Well, they are up now!
We would like for you to say a quick prayer for a little girl from Abilene, Tatum. We met her and her family during Briley's last clinic visit. Both her and Briley went in for spinal taps. Tatum had the same leukemia as Briley and they were very excited at that time because this was to be her last spinal tap and they would be finish with her treatments in November. Leukemia cells were discovered in her spinal fluid during the spinal tap. She had relapsed. Tatum will have to start treatments all over again. My heart aches for this family as I cannot imagine having to start over. It just makes me sick. Please take the time to say a prayer for her as we well know how the goodness of the Lord can help healing. Thanks!

1 comment:

  1. Hostas Family:
    Read your post and you mentioned Methotrexate and side effect. Gary was on that for several years and we do know of what you speak. I am glad they give her some perventative medicine first!
    I will certainly lift up Tatum and Family as well.
    The weather is so much better for a trip to the zoo, wish I could go, too! Growing up in Fort Worth, it was always a WONDERFUL place to go visit, I just couldn't ever seem to get enough and mom would tell us too soon that we had to leave. That's the way it goes when you're young, I guess.

    Hope your weeks get better and better!


Thank you for your thoughts & prayers for Briley! God Bless!