I took Cody in to clinic yesterday in hopes of beginning his next round of chemo. Although his platelets did rise some it was not enough to start this week. The doctor said that she was not worried and that she expects to begin next week. Diane will take him in on Thursday and we will start him on GCSF over the weekend. This will boost his Absolute Neutrophil Count (ANC) level and get him ready for the chemo. Neutrophil are what protects him from germs and getting sick. When I talk about him not being around other kids after chemo, that is when his ANC numbers are very low.
Cody has also made it very clear that he wants a port instead of his tubes. He wants to lay in the bath tube so bad it's driving him crazy. Dr. Abu-Gosh said that he can get one after he recovers from this next chemo. She doesn't want him going through surgery until he recovers from the chemo.
Well it looks like Pittsburgh will play Detroit for the Stanley Cup. It should be a great series. They are the two best teams in hockey right now so it will be great.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY MOM!!!!
I love you!!!