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 […]

Day 203: Sophie’s First Prom

Day 203 on the Road to Recovery… The last few weeks have been event-filled, but fortunately almost all positive.   One of the reasons we feel so comfortable at Memorial Sloan Kettering is because of the amazing care they provide all of their patients, and the lengths that they will go to make sure their […]

Day 156: An Uneventful Passover

Day 156 on the Road to Recovery… We have just completed our 3rd of 8 post-surgical chemo rounds today.  Although tired and worn out from the past couple of days, as always Sophie has kept her spirits up and continues to makes us laugh daily with her old and new tricks, jokes, and games.  Just […]

Day 126: Moving Forward

It has been a while since our last blog post, but no news can often be good news with situations such as these.  Sophie began her first post-surgical chemo round on Monday, March 6th, one week after the doctors initially wanted to begin.  Although she was doing extremely well post-surgery, our surgeon felt it was […]

Post-Surgery Update

Thank God (B”h) Sophie is out of surgery after 7.5 hours and resting in the PICU. Thank you so much to all who prayed, said tehillim, and did a good deed for Sophie today and in all the days leading up to her surgery.  Please continue to keep her in your thoughts and prayers over […]

Day 70: Always a New Twist

Day 70 on the road to recovery… We are finally on to our fourth and final round of chemo prior to surgery, but with it came another surprise twist… While Sophie’s flu is now gone, she has come down with a new virus that is forcing us to remain in complete isolation throughout the entire […]