Heading to Houston 12/20/15

On our way to Houston. Robbie has appointments this week at MD Anderson. Leg surgery is a week from Tues. Our first Christmas in Texas.  Update: 2:30 Just crossed the Texas border. 

Robbie’s College Graduation 12/19/15

It is graduation day at TU. (The University of Tulsa). Robbie isn’t well enough to to attend today. He has a few assignments left for one class, but everything else is complete. His friend sent him a picture of the program We will celebrate when he feels better. We are so proud of him. He…

Going Home! 12/18/15

They are sending him home tonight. His blood counts are still low, but better than they were and his fever is gone. He is eating again and looks better. I’m waiting in the car for them to bring him down. 

Opening Mail 12/17/15

Robbie received some sweet cards and a new stuffed animal for his collection. Thank you for making his day!  He feels better and is eating again, but his numbers aren’t coming up yet. I am hopeful they will start going up soon.  Meanwhile, we are planning our month trip to MD Anderson in Houston. We…

Therapy Dog Visit 12/15/15

Kacey the Therapy dog came to visit Robbie today. Very sweet dog! A friend of Robbie’s from OSSM (his high school) is a friend of Pam and Kacey. The best smile today!  Thank you!

Monday Afternoon Update 12/14/15

His blood counts continue to drop, so he will get a blood transfusion, unit of platelets, and another shot. Hopefully that will help him to feel better.  His fever is better, but his mouth is worse making it hard to swallow. The nutritionist feels he is malnourished due to his steady decline in weight. He…

Morning Update 12/14/15

Robbie is hooked up to IV fluids and antibiotics. Waiting for his Dr to stop in and update us. Jim spent the rest of the night with him at the hospital.

Being Admitted to Mercy 12/14/15

Robbie’s blood counts are very low like Thanksgiving week. We are waiting on a room at Mercy.  Thank you for your prayers. 

At the ER 12/13/15

At the ER. He is running a fever and very red mouth. Probably due to low blood counts. I’ll update this post later tonight. 

Caroling 12/12/15

Tonight a group of students from the Oklahoma Christain University sang Chritsmas carols to us. Very sweet. Robbie is enjoying a visit with a friend from TU.