I know I haven't been writing as much as usual. I am not sure why. Maybe I am just not feeling as inspired. We went to the Oncologist yesterday for my monthly checkup. It was not very hopeful. The thing that he is tracking is my plasma cells. Thus far there has not been a very big improvement. That is disappointing news but there are things to consider in there. Plasma cells are the slowest to grow and will be the slowest to react to the treatment. Also, it is really too early to expect a major change or to say that there is a trend.
Going to the oncologist is a stressful event. You never know what the news is going to be and it usually hits like a ton of bricks. We had a busy day scheduled with a trip down to the hospital and then rush back home to pick up the kids. No time to process the harsh news. As a result last night was pretty stressful around the house. Kids screaming, parents yelling and lots of crying. Lesson learned. Next time we go to the oncologist we will schedule the rest of the day away from the kids so we can assimilate then news.
Thank goodness Bill decided to drop by and check on us. He helped put the kids to bed and stayed late chatting and cheering us up.
So in a month we'll go for another checkup. And we'll see where I stand from there.
I am working on another post that I'll try to get out soon.
Take care everyone.