Wednesday, October 3, 2012
TABBY UPDATE - 10-03-2012
It's been taking her longer and longer to recover between treatments. The Nulasta is the bane of her existence, as it is one of the most brutal drugs I've every seen. And now, as a side effect, it seems to be leeching the calcium out of her body, which has resulted in horrific migraines and extended bouts with vomiting. The pain, the exhaustion, the nausea, all makes it hard for her to keep chipper, but she tries.
We'd like to thank everyone who has offered assistance. Our insurance is holding and helping. The co-payments and our end of the treatments are expensive, and they are slowly building, but at this time, everything is manageable. I need to send thank-you's to my parents, who have been helping on chemo days by keeping Zoe and sending dinner home; to my daughter Anna for driving when I can't; to Ruth (Tabby's mom) who comes down whenever Tabby needs her; to my brother and his family for their assistance whenever we ask; and to all of our friends for understanding why we haven't seen them for so long. To everyone who has bought a copy of DROPLETS, you have no idea the difference you've made in helping pay our medical bills. And to everyone else who has sent love, care packages, good thoughts and vibes, sent e-mails or called, thank you very much. You are helping to keep our spirits alive and you are as much a part of the healing and recovery process as the chemotherapy.
We love you guys very much.
If anyone would like to purchase a copy of DROPLETS, it is still available. Also, for those wishing to show support for ANY cancer victim, you can do so at Choose Hope.