Updates

Birthday week

Birthday week

Yay!!! It’s birthday week and Grace turns 28 tomorrow (10/24/18).  We have much to be thankful for as her last scans showed improvement and she is physically doing well.  Other than the eliquis for her pulmonary embolism, she is not needing any medications and her […]

Cycle 3

Cycle 3

This past weekend, my brother Aaron and sister-in-law Cerise came to visit. We have a running joke when taking photos that Aaron “photobombs” in the background doing a serious-Gollum squat or dancing the worm while everyone else poses normally. We had a great time binging […]

Moving in the right direction

Moving in the right direction

Tuesday 10/2/18, Grace went for re-staging CT scans, which showed us what we were all hoping for. She is responding to the current treatment of chemotherapy/immunotherapy. There is a decrease in size of the left infrahilar mass and nodal metastases (see scans below). Additionally, the […]

Cycle 2

Cycle 2

The second cycle of chemotherapy was much more challenging than the first. She received the infusion 2 weeks ago on 9/17/18, and the following 4 days, she was dealing with fatigue, intermittent nausea and vomiting, no appetite, and pain in multiple locations for which she […]

First Update

First Update

Grace has done an excellent job maintaining her weight and has in fact gained about 3 pounds. Her appetite is getting better and the cough and shortness of breath have been improving since the first cycle of chemotherapy. She had intermittent blood tinged/rust colored sputum […]