Tuesday, March 11, 2008

What a Week!

Sunset pictures from Monday on the way home.

Dad had to stay in the hospital for an extra day, so it made everything else a little screwy for everyone. He was supposed to get released from the hospital on Sunday. We all went out to see him. Even Jerzie got to see him for a little bit. She wasn't too sure about Grandpa being in the hospital bed with all the stuff attached to him, but it sure put a smile on Dads face. He didn't get out because he couldn't go to the bathroom, so they had to keep him in the hospital an extra day. Chris and I drove out yesterday thinking dad was coming home, but come to find out he had to be released from the hospital for one day and come back to the cancer clinic the next day to get a shot, then he could go home. So instead of driving him home just to bring him back to Buffalo the next day we got the room at Hopes Lodge for one more day. Chris and I got him back to the room and settled in before we left to come back home. We drove back to Buffalo today to load up the car and to get dad back home. We finally got him home and settled at 2:00 this afternoon. He is doing pretty well. He is very tired and can't believe how it knocked him on his butt so fast. He will have to go back to Buffalo starting on Friday for blood work. He will have to go for blood work three days a week until they think he is ready to handle another round of chemo. The tumors on his neck aren't visible to us anymore and the tumor in his groin has shrunk some. We will play the next treatment by ear. At least we kind of know what is in store for us next time.

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments.


Susie said...

Hi Laurie and Chris,
Lovely pictures of the gorgeous sky.
Your dad has been having quite the ordeal and I'm sure you've been very worried. I'll keep him in my prayers.

Me said...

I am glad that everything seems to be going well. I pray God continues to work in your father to heal him.

What a gorgeous sunset.

Pudgeduck said...

Great photo's
Keep the faith!!!

verobirdie said...

Even though it is a hard time, I'm glad that things went well for your father, and his wife too. They must be so glad to have your support! Best wishes to you all.