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

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Still Waiting...

Joshua's counts are still in the dumps. ANC is still at 0. He received platelets yesterday and the blood that he got on Tuesday is running low again. His temperature is what concerns us. The fact that he has been getting antibiotics since Wed and this temp is still fluctuating, has caused the doctors to add a second antibiotic. They did a throat culture yesterday but we haven't heard back yet. Joshua is grumpy and really not eating. He talks about all the food he wants when he gets home but won't eat anything in the hospital. So, it looks like we'll be at least a few more days in the hospital. Please pray that they figure out what's going on with Joshua's temperature and that we are all home soon.


Brenda & Tylar said...

Hi guys. I'm feeling positive that this is the flu. Only because, working in an elementary school, all week we've had strep cultures coming back positive with kids, kids throwing up in the office (fun), and fevers! So, I know when a cancer kid gets sick it is like 500 times worse and you automatically go into panic mode that it's the cancer thing. But, I'm sure that little "Rocky" fighter will come out soon enough fighting again and winning! I'm praying for him to feel great really quickly! Love you all, and please please call me if I can help. Tylar sends his love too. And, here's a message from him:
Hey Josh how are you feeling? Christmas is coming and I hope you feel better for Christmas. I love you, from your cousin Tylar Spence.