He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
- Isaiah 40:29-31

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Momma is always right

He needs blood. I knew Joshua was looking pale and would have been completely surprised if he didn't. We'll go back to Hopkins on Thursday for a good helping of some red blood and maybe a side of platelets. His platelets are at 87 so we'll see what they decide to do. I was surprised however that his ANC was above 1500. Technically that is the magic number we have to get to so that we can stop giving him his nightly shots in the legs. Today his was at 1800. The decision was made to continue the shots until Thursday though because we don't believe he has hit his low point yet. That should be about now so we'll see if his ANC is around the same or has dipped down come Thursday. Let's just say Joshua is not happy about this decision.

And I have to say that the boys are having a typical little boy summer. Tonight, Adam fell asleep on the sofa at around 5:30 and he hasn't woken yet. He is bruised beyond belief and is covered in mosquito bites. Both Noah and Adam have that little tan where when they take their shorts off the little tush is white as can be and everything else is tan. That is just the cutest sight. A Mom's image of summer. I swear I am going to get a picture and pack it away for those future girlfriends.

Even though the boys are enjoying summer, I am looking forward to fall. Fall is my favorite time of year. I love the cooler weather and the back in school routine. This year Noah will start Pre-K. He'll go 5 half days and I plan to work with the other two during that time since we had to withdraw them from the nursery program we had planned to send them to. I am also planning on potty training boot camp once again. Both Adam and Joshua are ready they just don't want to do it. They REALLY want to go to school so I think that when we drop Noah off and they can't go that they will get on board. I keep telling them that in order to go to school they have to go on the potty. We'll see how it all goes. Wish us luck!