Saturday, October 29, 2011

Post Chemo Round 2

by Michael

Kate started round 2 of chemo this past Tuesday. Her doctor gave her some new meds to counteract the side-effects she experienced during round one (nausea and tiredness), and to a large extent they have worked.

This week Kate has been less nauseous than she was last round, but she has been probably just as tired. The fatigue is a result of low red blood cell count. This chemo really whacks those.

So, on the whole, we count the past couple of days as good. Kate's friend Val has been here from England this week and has been an engaged companion and helper. We have benefited from and appreciated her help very much.

Hello to Ian, Angus and Sarah! Thank you for lending us your Mum!

As per last time, there's not much more to say. Our days are quiet. Kids are coping well, and we are living each day as it comes.

Thank you also to those who have been contributing through Team Kate and helping to feed us. We appreciate all of you so much.

1 comment:

Kristine said...

Thank you so much Michael for keeping us informed. I'm so glad Kate has so much love and support around her. Please hug her for me and let her know I am thinking of her and praying for her. Love to you all, Kristine