MD Anderson Updates for Robbie and Jim 11/26/18

Robbie: The PET scan results show the cancer is enlarging and spreading in his lungs😢. There is less fluid in his lungs. The Dr is going to stop the harsh chemo and switch to a new treatment. Strong oral chemo pills called regorafenib. It is a new drug and not yet FDA approved for osteosarcoma….

At MD Anderson 11/25/18

Waiting for Robbie’s X-rays and CT scans of his chest. Several other people have arrived now. Including one person loudly on her cell phone for several minutes now. Makes you miss phones hooked to walls in homes. She only stopped long enough to tell them her husband is out for a smoke, when he was…

Dallas World Aquarium 11/24/18

Having fun taking pictures We took Robbie to see the sloths at the Dallas World Aquarium today. The sloth is from the Sloth Sanctuary in Costa Rica. Robbie loved visiting the sloth. We were first in line, so he got to the sloth ahead of the crowd. I am so glad we took the time…

Great Day

Robbie and I had a great day today. After his bloodwork, we drove to Houston to The Kolache Shoppe and then the Butterfly Center. On our way home we stopped at Target to find the sloth ornaments. His bloodwork is slowly coming back up, so his Dr is allowing us to travel to Oklahoma to…

Thankful 11/14/18

We are so thankful for the many people that have been supporting us since Robbie got sick. Prayers, text messages, cards, friends making food, and sweet gifts for Robbie. It is so thoughtful and kind. We are very grateful. We keep waiting and waiting to get things started for Jim. Each time they send him…

Updates on Jim

Lynn went with Jim to the Dr today. Jim is in stage 3 Leukemia called CLL. He will need either chemo, then chemo pills or just the chemo pills depending on the tests they ran today. He has to have a biopsy on his tonsils because they also lit up to see if they have…

MD Anderson Updates 11/1/18

Jim took Robbie to the Pulmonary specialist today. They learned that a few weeks ago when Robbie was so sick that he had one lung that was full of fluid and basically collapsed and the other lung had some fluid. Now after three rounds of the latest chemo, the fluid has gone down significantly. What…

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.