Wednesday, February 13, 2008

An Old Pro


Ms Paula cleaing his port site before accessing him
Drying it...
1..2..3..stick
flushing his line...

The doctor listening to his heart and lungs
more of the examination

feeling his tummy...

on the way to the room and James tries to go into someone else's room
We had a great visit today. His counts looked great and the doctors were pleased. We go back in a couple of weeks but today was the day we started steroids. Please pray for James' liver. His enzymes are starting to rise again. We are going to continue treatment but they are watching him closely. I know I shouldn't worry but I am. Please pray for protection of his organs while we pump poison into him--just another reminder that he has leukemia. Please pray for us for the next 5 days as we endure the steroid raged 20 month old. Thank you!


5 comments:

stephanie said...

these pics were great for the boys to get an idea of a clinic visit.

they are so proud and amazed at how brave he is!

Victoria Smith said...

Hey Joy! WE missed you guys today. We got therre about 11 and left at 1....guess yall got out of there fairly early! Glad to hear good news! Stay positive about the liver enzymes....Braydon's have done that off and on throughout this whole ordeal and no problems yet to speak of....we just watch the liver enzymes act crazy every once in a while! Hang in there! Praying!

Love,
The Braydon SMith Family
(Victoria)

www.braysonsmith.com

Michael and Jana said...

Looks familiar -- the procedure and the brave boys!

Rachel said...

We're still praying! Thanks for the pictures. I cried as I realized how "used to" that stuff James is. He is soooo brave! You are such an amazing mom to worry about him, but don't- God has it in his control. We're praying praying praying!

Star Molegraaf said...

YOU, your perseverance and faith are an inspiration- thanks for sharing.