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Sorry, this update is long overdue.
The last we posted, Eli was admitted into the hospital due to a fever which turned out to be typhlitis. This required ‘gut rest’ and white blood counts to return. Gut rest required us to … Continue reading
Here’s an update for those not on Facebook.
Surgery went well and was quick. The oncology team was surprised when they heard from Dr. Lal so soon after surgery. He thinks he removed close to 100% of the tumor. Yeah!! The … Continue reading
We’re still here at Children’s Hospital of WI. You’ll remember that we brought Eli to the ER on Wednesday night. He had a low grade fever during the day which spiked to a high fever in the afternoon. They eventually … Continue reading
Tomorrow, Eli has a Bone Marrow Biopsy. This is in addition to his 5th and last chemo infusion for this round.
For this procedure, the surgeon inserts a couple needles into the pelvis bone on the left and right sides to extract … Continue reading
“Dear Eli, your mom and I love you to the moon and back!”
No, there isn’t a magical moon dust mineral that kills cancer…. Or maybe there is and we haven’t found it yet. But how far would we go to … Continue reading
Eli’s Godmother, Jessica, designed an awesome t-shirt for Eli’s Super Squad. Comes in both short and long sleeves. Click the following link to order.
Up to three dollars from each shirt will be donated to a childhood cancer related organization, yet … Continue reading
“Life is not fair.” I’ve said that phrase to the kids a lot over the years. In response to things like –
I had to wait until I was 3 1/2 years old to chew gum!
I always get the hand me … Continue reading
So it’s appropriate that the baseball playoffs are going on right now because after 3 tries at the expanders, it is officially a strikeout.
Jamie had started feeling better and then this morning she noticed that her shirt was wet in … Continue reading
Jamie saw Dr. Hijjawi today. Good news is that surgery wasn’t necessary (Thanks for all the prayers!). He decided to switch Jamie’s antibiotics. She was sweaty, blotchy and had a red face after taking her antibiotic at the Dr.’s office. … Continue reading