NO CANCER!! I just got a call from the Oncologist. She viewed the slides herself. Of course pathology did too. What was found in the marrow was viral cells. The doctor gave me the name of the cells, but I'm so excited I cannot for the life of me remember what they are called.
Carly has to keep her appt for 4 weeks from now. Basically because we already have it set up. The doctor said we may as well keep it. Then we can get back to our 6mo schedule. I did ask what we do about the viral stuff. I was told, nothing. Let it run it's course and eventually Carly's platelet count should return to normal.
I can not even describe the relief I feel right now. This was such a hard day for me. For all of us. Paul actually met up with mom and I at the cancer center today too. I was glad he did. It's rare that he is able to go to appt's with us. So it was nice that he was there for support. I did get pretty emotional just before they started the bone marrow aspirate. I just hated having to be in this position and have Carly go through this test. However, I'm very thankful that we went ahead with this. Now we can put it to rest.
Carly did do quite well today. She got up this morning about 7:30 and begged for food a couple of times. She was NPO (nothing to eat or drink) because she was getting sedated. We side tracked her and she soon forgot she was hungry. Poor little girl finally got food at about 1pm. She's doing really well now. Except for being very grumpy. I think that has to do with the Morphine and Versid drugs that were given to her. I'm sure her hip is sore too.
On with our weekend.
NO CANCER, YAHOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Thanks so much for checking on us and for holding Carly close today and during these last, very rough 6 weeks.
So you want to substitute teach?
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