Monday, November 27, 2006

Good Checkup

Kerstin (and the family) went to Omaha today for her monthly checkup. It was nice to see all the clinic staff that we haven't seen for quite some time. Kerstin's lab came back with good numbers, and there was nothing abnormal with her exam. Kerstin's "maintenance" meds are scheduled to last to the end of January. Dr. G has scheduled a bone marrow biopsy for January 12th to ensure Kerstin's leukemia is still in remission. (By the way, Kerstin's one year remission anniversary is Nov 29th.) It's an odd feeling to think that we are approaching the end of this chapter in Kerstin's journey. A lot of people have asked, "What happens after January?" We honestly don't know. What we do know is that there is no way we would have made it this far without our faith in God and all of your prayers and support.

As always, we would ask that you continue to keep in your prayers all the children (and their families) affected by cancer that have come before us and who will come after us. God bless all the medical researchers and staff striving for a cure, and all the medical professionals who lovingly take care of our children.