This morning started out pretty funny. I was trying to be so quiet and disconnect his IV tube while he was sleeping, because I am a professional... :). Well, you have to flush the tube going into his port with a saline solution when you disconnect it, but the syringe had a tiny air bubble in the end. So I was trying to get the bubble out and shot a stream of water on the ceiling, which dripped back on Eric's sleeping face. I was trying not to laugh, but when Eric woke up and said "What the heck?" I started laughing, then he started to laugh as the ceiling continued to drip on his face. He shook his head. It will be a testament to him if he can endure my "professional" nursing skills.
But great news... We just figured this out, and I just have to share with you. If... and I mean IF he can stay on schedule with his treatments he will be ringing the bell at PMC signaling the end of his treatment on August 26th. I had miscalculated and thought he would be finishing up the later part of October. So when I was sharing this with Eric, he was so relieved. I also shared with him about what Dr Spraker said about how well he is doing by staying on schedule.
Then to keep his spirits soaring, I gave him the news from the doctors office with his blood counts.. which are really good. This week it will continue to drop, but so far we are keeping them at a respectable level!! He is trying to keep to his 2000 calorie diet and feeling great! What a great day it is!