The title just about says it all. Elizabeth's insides are in a bad place. Her ANC, the antibacterial fighting cells, are at 0.0. She can not even fight her own bodies bacteria. Elizabeth's platelets were at 11,000, this being extremely low. The normal low is 133,000.
We went to Children's yesterday for platelets. We are having a CBC (complete blood count) tomorrow and if need be she will receive more blood products on Thursday. Friday she will have another CBC and more blood products if needed.
Elizabeth is not even being considered for the procedure (IT MTX and bone marrow biopsy) or starting the Interim Phase I for Friday; we will try for next Tuesday. Please pray that God is always in charge and it is on his timing no matter how badly we want her to move on. God's timing is perfect; not mine!
We are all fighting colds in this family with Randy possibly sleeping at his parents as not to infect Liz with anything. If she catches a cold, it will land her in the hospital for 14 days with no questions asked. She would not like that and it would scare all of us....as if we are not scared enough.
Specifics to pray for:
ANCs start to go up so she will be able to fight colds and her own bodies bacteria.
Platelets will take, hold, and begin to rise.
Hemoglobin will not fall and continue to rise.
Spirits stay high and strong.
Mr. D, a teacher at Mason Middle School, that he beats pneumonia and comes back stronger.
The families and children on A5South and A5North at Children's. That they may find peace and strength through all of their struggles and that God will continue to comfort and hold them and they may feel his peace.
Blessings to you and yours and may you feel the peace we feel.