Thursday, May 19, 2016

Some pictures

Abby made slime yesterday for science.

We got Abby outside yesterday and look what greeted us.

Great counts! Great smile!
Our solution to blowing bubbles in a mask.
Birthday breakfast- thanks Nonnie!
The hot tub at the apartment has bubbles too!

Monday, May 16, 2016

Rockin' the Recovery!

Abby and I went to the clinic for her Monday appointment today. On Mondays they draw labs, check her medicine blood levels, her blood counts, and just see how she is doing overall.

Today she was doing great. Her ANC is actually 4736! Her red blood cells are up in the higher than they've been for ever, and her platelets are officially engrafted too. It's only day 33 and she is recovering in record time so far.

They also had her disease results from last weeks bone marrow test, right now she still is disease/cancer free with an MRD of zero. The preliminary blood chimerism test is also great, all of Anna's cells so far. By Thursday we should have the bone marrow chimerism test results and we are hoping and praying to see 95% of the cells be Anna's cells. Basically she is rocking her recovery so far.

In the clinic she decided to play a prank on her Nana and put one of the stuffed animal owls (that is on loan from her Nana) in a biohazard and then brought it back to her Nana in the apartment. She thought it was pretty funny. When she finally got settled back in her room she said, "I think I'm finally starting to feel like myself again!" The picture below does show that her silly side is back in force!
Have a great day!