Just wanted to provide an update. Dave and I did get to go on our Maine trip from Saturday to Wednesday last week! We visited the Wells/Ogunquit area, and our rental was on Moody Beach. We had some rainy cold days, followed by gorgeous sunny days. I spent time reading, drinking coffee by the ocean, and eating lots of lobster. Dave was relaxing, perusing the internet, and eating lots of fish. The beds were not stellar, and Dave woke up about 1:30am on Monday 5/31 in pain. He tried to get through the pain almost all day and we finally decided to go to the York ER about 8:15pm. They gave him pain medicine and he finally was able to relax, and they also took a CT scan of his lower back. They saw a new fracture occurred in the L4 area of the spine. It was from his bones being weak from the cancer and there was not much they could do about it. It should heal on its own within a few months. After getting some pain medicine we were able to still enjoy the remaining days on vacation. We went to the piano bar and sang along and had a nice lunch on the way home.
This past weekend we got to spend time with Dave’s parents and Elizabeth on Saturday, and all of Dave’s family + some on Sunday for his nephew Wyatt’s birthday. The days spent with family help Dave stay in good spirits and he loves seeing his nieces and nephews. We are so grateful for his family and the support and love they have continued to give as we navigate cancer.
Now we are gearing up for the 3rd round of chemo. Dave is scheduled to go inpatient tomorrow (6/9). He has been pretty tired from being anemic, and cancer treatments in general. I know he’s dreading it, but after this round is done, he is halfway through the 6-treatment schedule!
Thank you everyone for the continued prayers, support, and love.