Jacob did well at home overnight last night. He did wake up several times during the night, but that is what he had been doing at the hospital as well. He still complains of stomach pain and other discomforts, but he’s been walking a lot more at home and is gaining ground. His swelling is going down, and he seems to be in better spirits since arriving home.
Jacob went back in to the hospital for a visit in the clinic to check some of his numbers, and the numbers are still where they should be at with no major positive or negative changes. They did receive the results from the big test they’ve been waiting to hear on, and it is now clear that Jacob does NOT have the worst type of Leukemia. This is great news, and means that he can stay on the treatment plan his doctors have already laid out.
When Sofia arrived home from the doctor’s office, she said some moms from Jacob’s school had dropped off a diaper cake and some presents for the baby. Those really made her happy, and she’s sorry she missed the crew that delivered them!
The principal from Jacob’s school brought dinner for the family, and Sofia said it was good to talk with him about the various ways the school might be able to help Jacob learn from home until he is ready to be back in school.
Sofia also said Simon had a rough time this morning when he couldn’t join them at the doctor’s office, and it seems he’s having a bit of a rough time adjusting to the fact that even though they are home with Jacob, they still have to focus a lot on Jacob right now. One special thing, Sofia said, is that they’re all sleeping in the same room right now…Simon sandwiched between mom and dad, and Jacob in his own bed in their room. She said its comforting to wake up and have everyone be all together right there.
On Friday, Jacob will have another visit to the hospital to check the bone marrow and spinal fluid for cancer cells, and they really hope those numbers are very close to zero. Sofia stressed that the numbers on Friday are very important.
- Moms from Jacob’s school
- Principal from Jacob’s school
- For Friday’s tests & numbers – Zero cancer cells would be ideal!
- For more strength for Jacob as he continues walking more
- For the right timing/help regarding Sofia’s labor and delivery coming up in the next few weeks