International Sloth Day 10/20/18

Jim and I brought Robbie’s sloths with party hats and gyros from his favorite food truck for International Sloth Day. He also received a new sloth shirt from a friend. He was hoping to come home today, but his kidneys are still off. He is very tired from the week of chemo. I’m going to…

CLL a type of Leukemia 10/19/18

Jim had his follow up appointment from his biopsy and he has chronic lymphocytic leukemia. (CLL) It is slow growing. He has to meet with leukemia team next to find out about treatment. We don’t know much else until we meet with the leukemia team. I’m not sure why they didn’t set that up instead,…

Night at the Hospital 10/18/18

Jim and I went to visit Robbie tonight. We missed last night so we talked on FaceTime. I had too much paperwork to get done. Jim stayed and is spending the night with Robbie. I just got home. It is too quiet in our house. Jim has his big appointment tomorrow afternoon, so we are…

Tuesday Night at MDA 10/16/18

Jim and I are hanging out with Robbie tonight at MD Anderson. He is in good spirits and is breathing a lot better. He was getting out of breath just walking across the room due to the fluid and tumors in his lungs. Now he can walk around the nearby hallway. He is looking forward…

Back in the Hospital 10/15/18

Robbie is back in the hospital at MD Anderson for chemo this week. The girls couldn’t come this time, so he will be alone during the day. If you live in the Houston area and want to visit him, I know he would appreciate it. Jim and I are taking turns spending the evening and…

Robbie with his Uncles 10/13/18

Jim & Robbie with three of Jim’s brothers. They came for a couple days to visit. Robbie loved seeing his uncles. They had many jokes to tell as usual. Ha I missed getting pictures of his other uncle that came. Jim has six brothers.

Robbie and Jim 10/12/18

Robbie received a new sloth in the mail. So sweet! He is doing the best we have seen him in a couple months. Jim had the bone marrow biopsy done today. They had him well drugged! He will get results later next week. We are both exhausted tonight. He is from the biopsy and I’m…

Robbie is Stable! 10/11/18

Robbie and a couple of his sloths today. We just got back from MD Anderson. Dr Ratan said from the CT scan of his lungs, Robbie appears to be stable. The tumors and fluid in his lungs look about the same. He is waiting on the PET scan to know for sure. Robbie will start…

Wednesday 10/10/18

I came home to sloths on my piano. Who needs an elf on a shelf when you have sloths. Robbie and Jim are still at MD Anderson tonight. Robbie has multiple tests. I’m so worried about the results.

Sloth Tea Party 10/9/18

Robbie loves tea, so Ruth set up a sloth tea party yesterday for him. Ruth flew back to Tulsa last night. Robbie is doing well….just continues to have a cough. He has multiple tests and scans tomorrow with results on Thursday. I’m praying the current chemo is helping otherwise I’m not sure what his doctor…