Onto Round 2

On Monday, we began our second round of chemo for Sophie.  We’ve had a couple of weeks of ups and downs preceding this new round.  As we mentioned in our previous post, we were admitted onto M9 (the inpatient side of the hospital) at the very onset of Sophie’s neutropenic phase. (This is when her […]

At It Again…

Sophie began the first cycle of her new chemo regimen last Tuesday, March 13th.  As the doctors had informed us, we found this drug combination to be significantly more challenging than her last treatments.  Her treatments were administered for 5 straight days (unlike the previous 2 or 3 days), from early morning until late evening, […]

Giving Back

As many of you know, we have been on quite the journey for the past 8 months.  Constant hospital visits, chemo treatments, surgery and everything in between has been our almost daily norm.  While it’s been quite the roller coaster, the support and help of Chai Lifeline has always been constant.  They have been with […]

Day 225: The Ups and Downs

Day 225 on the road to recovery… We are onto our 10th (of 12) chemo rounds; which hopefully means only two more to go until Sophie’s chemo treatment is complete.  Sophie’s body’s reaction, emotional well-being and energy levels vary somewhat during and after each chemo treatment.  Some cycles she flies through without any concerns, while others […]