Gearing up to do chemo, 12/18

Discussion in 'Coping and Compassion' started by Mackey Mouse, Dec 15, 2006.

  1. Mackey Mouse

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

    May 21, 2000
    15,693 we will be going through the Holidays with Tom and he will be doing his chemo once a week for three weeks on, one week off.. Not sure when they will start the Tarceva again, but it will be added but probably at a lesser dose.

    I hope no bouts with cellulitis with the chemo, but we will take it one day at a time..

    Our eldest is flying in from London today, where she lives.. she is pregnant with our first grandchild so you see Tommy has to get into remission to be a first time Grandfather...

    We will circle the wagons and be together for the Christmas Holiday and get this sweet man through this next round of chemo...

    I was trying to find a current picture of Tom from our recent trip, took me a while to figure out how to do this, I am so computer inept...but here is my sweetie on the Segway tour with his hand up for Victory....fighting the good fight..
  2. kejoda

    kejoda <font color=red>Steve Irwin, taking care of Heaven

    Nov 1, 2001
    Your family will be in our prayers Marsha.

    And congrats on the uncoming baby!!!! How far along is your DD?
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  4. Mackey Mouse

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

    May 21, 2000
    I get confused with the weeks thing now... we always talked in months, but she is through her first trimester.....and on the ultrasound, which I am dying to see the pictures, the baby is sucking its thumb.....and kicking the legs.. so I think she is her 4th month...
  5. Saphire

    Saphire DIS Veteran

    Feb 28, 2000
    Great picture, Marsha! How wonderful it will be to have your family around you for Christmas. Best wishes and prayers for Tom's treatment these next few weeks. :)
  6. CarolynU

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

    Feb 28, 2002
    Marsha such a fun picture. Do enjoy Christmas with your family and family to be! pixiedust: :santa: pixiedust:
  7. safetymom

    safetymom Super Moderator

    Aug 13, 2001
    Marsha, you will all gain strength from each other when you spend time together at the holidays.

    Yes Tom has to go into remission!!! He needs to spoil the new baby. :) What a wonderful event to look forward to.
  8. Pumbaa_

    Pumbaa_ >Hakuna Matata!< Moderator

    Jan 7, 2001
    Tommy looked great Marsha and that is such a perfect pic of him.

    Nice that the family will all be home for the holidays. Enjoy each other!

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