Tuesday, January 20, 2009


I just wanted to drop a line and let everyone know what is going on. Diane will be taking Cody in tomorrow to start chemo. It has been determined that he will stay in for the duration of the treatment because of his liver issues. His bilirubin numbers on Friday were as high as they have ever been. We are hoping that they are swinging back in the right direction by tomorrow. He seems to be acting OK but his appetite is taking a major hit. It has become increasing difficult to get him to eat. So, he will start Wednesday through Sunday. I will relieve her Wednesday evening and do our usual 24 hour shifts.

Ounce again I'd like to thank all of you for being so supportive. It means the world to us that you all stop in and check on Cody and the family. Bless you all.


BIG MO said...

Happy to hear from you but sorry to hear Cody has to stay in but that is the best place for now since there is a probleum with the liver again.Pray that they
will be able to get the #'s down
and that he'll start eating.God
Bless Cody, he has been so brave
thru all of this.Be checking in
often as usual.Love you all so much and pray "2009" has all good things happen for Cody.......

Anonymous said...

Praying that his bilrubin numbers go back down. Praying that his stay at the hospital goes quick and he is the better for it on Sunday.

Susan and Jonathan

Anonymous said...

Prayers that everthing goes ok with Cody's Chmo treatment and that it can beat the beast!
God Bless,

Cameron said...

We are praying over here too that his numbers turn around and that the chemo does what it needs to do and without being too rough on Cody. He is such a brave boy and you and your family are just as amazing. What hospital will Cody be at??? Any chance you can let us know so we can send him a card or something? Please keep us posted on how he is when you are able too.

Many prayers and God Bless all of you,

Cap'n Ron said...

Just stoppin' by to say hi! I'm hoping that this new round of chemo does it's job well and has the least possible affect on Cody. I sure hope the little guy's appetite returns.... he needs the strength that those calories will give him.

Take care of yourself Mickey.


Anonymous said...

Praying for safe travel for you and Diane. Praying this chemo treat fights this beast. Love and Prayers for you all.


Dottie O said...

I guess it's good to get started on chemo- time to kick some neuroblastoma butt!

Thank you for the update-

Hugs to all of you!


Anonymous said...

Prayers are being sent to Cody for improved bilirubin numbers, the return of his appetite, and a successful chemo round. Prayers also being sent to Mickey, Diane, and the kids for the strength and patience to get through this.

$ Bill

Gettin Older said...

We are here for you and continuing to pray

Samantha said...

Prayers for good bili numbers and as easy time as possible with the chemo this week.
Strength and hugs for you all.


runnergeel said...

Prayers coming. let's get this thing turned around.

Dottie O said...

Good Luck today Cody!

Mom said...

I check in often but do not usually write.....I am better speaking in person. Please know that you are all in my daily prayers and thoughts. Do not hesitate to ask for help if there is anythig at all that you need.
Love and friendship....
Lori Rusteikas

Anonymous said...

Strength and hugs to Cody!!!