These days in a row when we haven’t been to the hospital for a clinic appointment, haven’t seen the Home Health nurse visit our house, haven’t been to the hospital for some sort of procedure, we aren’t on isolation, these are the days when our life is almost normal. When there are longer periods of time of the day where Wes’ cancer isn’t the first thing on my mind.
It has been 7 days since we had any appointments. The first couple days feels strange, like we are away from this place where we are safe and cared for (the hospital) and we are out in the big scary world by ourselves. Then it is a couple days of “yes, what fun things can we do with all of this extra time?!”. Then the morning of the day we have to go back is always weird and ominous. The only time we get 7 days like this is the week before he starts chemo again.
Today we go in to the lab at the hospital for a quick blood draw to check his numbers, because tomorrow and Friday are chemo days.
Wes will have his last chemo treatment on his 1 year birthday and the day after that.
Today, well today we are off to have some fun!