Ashley had a hearing test last Wednesday and today (Tue 5/27) we were at the Hospital again for a kidney test. Both tests are to establish a baseline as the chemo drugs can affect both. She'll be re-tested again before beginning her 3rd Chemo round.
Tomorrow (Wed 5/28) we go in for surgery at 7:45 am. They'll install a port-o-cath into her chest. After recovery (maybe an hour or two) they'll inject her first Chemo drug. Cystplatin (spelling??? I'll check that later). It looks like they might let us come home provided things go okay. Then we're back to Children's on Friday for two more chemo drugs.
We'll update more as we get it. Her spirits are good. Great actually. She loves to dance. We're trying to think of outdoor things she can do to replace her sandbox habit. That sandbox is forbidden this summer. If you have any safe non-toxic ideas, please share. - April