MD Anderson Visit 12/17/18

I took Robbie to see his main Dr today. He thinks the pain is probably from the tumors in his lungs. He is hoping the new chemo helps. Robbie had a much better day, now that he is using pain meds.

Hospital Bed is Set Up 12/16/18

With the help of our nephew Brian, we traded Robbie’s beds today and gave him his hospital bed back. This bed is adjustable, so he will hopefully be able to sleep better. He feels better when he is more upright. He has more pain when he lays flat. The morphine is helping his pain and…

Pain 12/15/18

Robbie has had pain in his upper left back for the past week and now his upper left front hurts too. The pain is getting worse and bothers him around the clock. He has been using a heating pad and taking advil without luck. Last night I went up a notch and gave him a…

New Chemo Drugs Begin 12/13/18

Robbie started his new chemo drug today. There are instructions to eat a special diet while taking the drug. Then today, we received a wonderful box of fresh fruit from my sister. Perfect timing for Robbie. Jim started his new drugs this week too and he said that his swollen glands in his neck are…

Sloth Care Package & Chemo Drugs Came Today

Robbie received a wonderful care package today. Sloth gifts wrapped in sloth paper. So sweet! He was so excited and after a couple rough weeks, it was great to see him smile! Thank you so much!! Also…his new chemo drugs finally arrived. Keep praying the new drugs work.

MDA Updates

Jim and Robbie went on their own to their appointments today. Jim can start his medicine now and his glands should start to have less swelling after a couple weeks. Robbie is still waiting for his medicine and the drugs for his side effects are at Anderson, but the guys forgot to pick them up…

Beautiful Christmas Card 12/8/18

Robbie received a beautiful Christmas card today. He continues to rest often and lately he is complaining of pain in his upper back. He also received a new sloth from a friend at my school.

Chemo Drug is Finally Approved! 12/6/18

After a couple weeks of waiting, the chemo drug is finally approved for Robbie. I am grateful to his Dr for calling them, then writing an appeal letter, and when that didn’t work, he sent another appeal letter along with additional information to finally get his medicine approved! Now we have to wait for our…

Houston Zoo 12/2/18

We took Robbie to the Houston Zoo this morning. The zookeeper we know was there and she let Robbie fed Curly, which made him smile. He was tired quickly, so we left after visiting the sloth. He laid down in the back of the car and rested on the trip back to Katy.

December 1st

Robbie rests most of the time. He is still run down from all the chemo. He made pulled pork in the crockpot today, which is one of his favorite foods to make. Keep praying the insurance will change their decision and allow his new chemo treatment.