Search

Tuesday - October 20

Michael is done with treatment! Yesterday was a really long day. What was originally just his final radiation appointment turned into a hydration infusion, lab work, speech therapy, radiation, and a visit with the oncologist. He is still really hammered but I think they got through to him that this is normal. They said he will likely feel awful for another couple of weeks and then it will start to get better.


He brought home is radiation mask. Will become some kind of artwork here. And they have a ceremony when you finish radiation. He has a medal, a certificate, and he got to ring a big ships bell. City of Hope is really an amazing place.


He has a follow-up visit next week with the radiation oncologist, then November 10 with the original surgeon he met with, first week of December with the speech therapist, , but we won’t have the real results on the success of the treatment for 3 months. They do a PET scan then and see if anything is still glowing.

8 views

Recent Posts

See All

Thursday - October 22

This week feels like it has been a month long. Decompressing from the treatment regimen is taking a bit more energy than I anticipated. We finally got the home health people to show up yesterday for

Wed - Oct 14, Part 2

Another rough day but more help on the horizon. He needed a wheel chair after he got into the hospital to get to his radiation appointment. He has lost more than 10% of his body weight, so they wou

Wednesday - October 14

Yesterday Michael still felt pretty rough, but perked up last night for a couple of hours. He sat at the table with me while I had dinner and celebrated how a meeting with some potential funders went

  • Black Twitter Icon
  • Black Facebook Icon
This site was designed with the
.com
website builder. Create your website today.
Start Now