I am home.. and he did great...

Discussion in 'Coping and Compassion' started by Mackey Mouse, Dec 10, 2006.

  1. Mackey Mouse

    Mackey Mouse <font color="blue">Me read the Navigator? I don't

    May 21, 2000
    We just got in and I wanted to come and say a quick hello and will post more tomorrow...

    He did really good, we rested when he needed to rest, and we ate at all his favorite restaurants....great meals at Raglan Road and Artist Point, our daughters were with us for 5 days and then they left and we spent time with friends. I did notice he would get tired, but he was such a trooper.....the night we saw the Candlelight Processional (those Christmas Carols brought tears to our eyes, that was hard) was freezing and he was cold, we had hats, mittens, extra layers, but it was cold and I was worried about him....once we got moving and heading back to our resort, he warmed up. His rash calmed down somewhat, he is still itchy from it but it does not look as bad as it did...

    He was nervous about attempting to do the Segway Tour we had reserved before we knew the cancer was back. I left it up to him whether he wanted me to cancel it or not, but he did great and what a fun tour that was. Now, we both want one, not practical or feasible, but what fun to ride around on a Segway.

    Tomorrow back to reality and meeting with Oncologist down here to start chemo again without the horrific ride to Boston...I will keep you all updated on how we are proceeding and now I am heading downstairs to start the unpacking thing..

    Take care all and thanks for keeping us in your prayers, the break did help rejuvenate him a bit before we start the treatment again.. It was great to meet some new Disers and I was so happy that Safetymom told me she had updated you all on us...

    Hugs all around. :grouphug:
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  3. Saphire

    Saphire <font color=teal>Loves to hear good news<br><font

    Feb 28, 2000
    Oh, I am glad you had a good trip, Marsha! I have been thinking and praying for you two all week, as I know others have been. How nice that you got to spend time with family and friends. Welcome Back! :)
  4. annrae

    annrae annrae

    Mar 18, 2005
    I have been thinking of you all week Marsha. I read Tracy's post and knew that Tom was doing ok - it sounds like it was a good trip for both of you and I'm so glad everything went quite well.

    Take care and have a good week. Barbara
  5. NHAnn

    NHAnn <font color=deeppink>Survivor<br><font color=orang

    Oct 15, 2000
    SO glad to hear this Marsha :thumbsup2
  6. snappy

    snappy Survivor

    Apr 15, 2002
    Good to hear your trip was a success. Thanks for posting about how it went. I hope it proves to be an esaier trial to do the chemo closer to home.

    Please let us know how treatment progresses.
  7. safetymom

    safetymom Super Moderator

    Aug 13, 2001
    Sending prayers that it goes well tomorrow. I hope it goes better being closer to home.
  8. lyeag

    lyeag DIS Veteran

    Dec 13, 2004
    welcome home! I am glad you had such a nice trip and a break from all the stress. Let us know how tomorrow goes.
  9. JunieJay

    JunieJay <img src=http://www.wdwinfo.com/images/smilies/art

    Aug 10, 2006
    I'm so happy to hear you had a great trip! :thumbsup2
  10. dcgrumpy

    dcgrumpy <font color=blue>Doesn't give a ... darn<br><font

    Jan 17, 2001
    That's great to hear, I'm glad you all had a great trip. :)
  11. CarolynU

    CarolynU <font color=CC0000>Proud Mum twice over<br><font c

    Feb 28, 2002
    Oh Marsha that's great news. Disney does it again! I'm so glad that you had such a lovely time. :yay: :yay: :yay:
  12. Towncrier

    Towncrier DIS Veteran

    Aug 23, 1999
    Sounds like a wonderful trip. I think I was at the same Candlelight Processional that you were and I agree that it was way cold. I am glad that you were all able to warm up afterwards. Prayers for good news from the oncologist.
  13. Cherry

    Cherry <a href="http://www.wdwinfo.com/dis-sponsor/index.

    Sep 9, 1999
    Welcome back! I am sooooo happy that it went well. I, too, thought about you off and on all week. What a wonderful break for your whole family.

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