Browsing Archive: December, 2010

378- day chemotherapy protocol complete!

Posted by Peta Long on Wednesday, December 15, 2010, In : Charlotte Update 

We were there to watch the nurses hang Charlotte’s first bag of chemo and we were there to watch them to the last burrette down on Sunday afternoon. We have never been prouder of anyone, than we are of Charlotte. She has lived a true nightmare – 10 surgeries, tests, bloods, assaults to the body and 28 rounds of chemo. Yet, she still smiles, laughs and tonight just wanted to dance. Following dinner Charlotte and Madeleine jived to Jamiroquai’s  “Travelling without Moving” (which is e...


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An Early Christmas !

Posted by Peta Long on Saturday, December 4, 2010, In : Charlotte Update 
The past eight days have been horrendous! Charlotte’s bloods hit rock bottom, Rod and I are really over sleepless nights in hospital and Charlotte’s pending MRI has been building subconscious tensions. While we have really felt the exhaustion of this last stay we were given the wonderful news yesterday afternoon that Charlotte still has NO tumour! Not only is there no tumour growth but her cavity is filling up slowly, the ventricles were smaller and there was noticeably less CSF (cerebral...
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27 Rounds complete!

Posted by Peta Long on Thursday, December 2, 2010, In : Charlotte Update 

After two days of chemo and hydration Charlotte was quite nauseated and wanted to come home. The room was full and as noisy as ever! I guess even Charlotte has had enough. As the saying goes; "if it's too good to be true it probably is!" Well, after five hours at home Rod took her back to emergency; febrile and neutropeonic.

 

She had no white blood cells or neutrophils (the enablers!) so we have been in hospital since. We are in the back bay of C2 west which is enormously quieter and Char...


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