Carmen exceeded all expectations today!!
Things got started bright and early with a trip to the sedation room for her first lumbar puncture (spinal tap) and her second bone marrow biopsy.
Carmen was sedated and does not remember anything from the procedure. Mom and Dad wish they were sedated because seeing your baby go limp when the drugs hit her system is something we will never forget.
She woke up from the sedation, groggy but already making up funny things. As her eyes opened and I said hello, Carmen looked up at me and said; "Daddy, get me my glasses I have a lot of reading to do".
Once we returned to the room, Carmen cracked us up again saying that she had to get a lot of work done today.
Carmen also made up a name for her PICC line in her arm: "Piddycone"
I have no idea where she comes up with this stuff but I love that she is making us laugh. It is supposed to be the other way around.
After yet another trip to the playroom to make button rings, we returned to the room to receive her final injection of the day to finish off day one of chemotherapy.
Jackie is coming back again tonight to help Carmen with another session of healing touch.
We are being told that there will be "ups and downs", "good days and bad".
Today was a good day.
Thank you all for sending your prayers and positive energy to Carmen today.
It worked!!! Keep it coming.
Love Team White