Macey got through her one month break and it was much needed. She was so glad to be able to relax and not have to go to the hospital 5 days a week every week. But, as stated in previous posts and prescribed by her doctors, Macey began her 5 days of chemo this week. She will take a dose equal to almost double of what she was taking during her radiation. Macey handles the chemo very well and they want to continue to be agressive to further combat the tumor. She only needs to take one pill a night for 5 nights and she's done again until next month where she will repeat the 5 days again. She will continue to do this plan for the next year and a half, maybe two. It's only one week a month and we think Macey will handle it just fine. If anything it makes her feel a little tired, but no nausea, or other adverse side effects to speak of.
In talking to the her doctors at Huntsman, they want Macey to begin Physical and Occupational therapy right away. They want her to take ownership in her healing process and actively become engaged in getting herself back to 100%. They believe because of her age, health, strength and attitude, she should be able to regain all of her physical abilites. That's good news to her because she's really anxious to being able to get around on her own again. Thanks to a good family friend Teisha Kirk and her Mother, Macey received a BMX style walker complete with hand brakes and a seat. It's great because she can stand herself up with it and walk around the house etc.. It looks like a walker from the X-games. So she has enjoyed the independence. Hopefully soon, we can rid of the walker and she will be up and around without any assistance.
Macey continues to be our saint and we love her so much and continue to encourage her. I know I've said this before, but we as a family refuse to accept anything less than Macey getting well. She's already shown incredible improvement.
Hoodies, should be done. I'll call today and check and we'll get them out to you as soon as they are in hand. Thanks for being patient and sorry it's taken so long. We might need to find a different supplier who's a little quicker on the turn around..
Updates and Info for our Macey Moo
Thank you all for visiting Macey's blog. This page is intended to give family and friends the latest updates on Macey. We look forward to everyone's comments and support and also your patience as we will add any updates as we receive them and are able to post them. There has been an overwhelming amount of support and love for Macey and we want all of you to know that we love you too and are thankful to have such great family and friends. Please keep all comments positive and know that our "Miracle Moo" has only one acceptable outcome. Complete and full recovery. Our family will accept nothing less. There will be t-shirts, window stickers and other items available to help support Macey's road to wellness. These items ARE NOT for profit. Only to show the love and support that Macey needs. Thank you all!