It's been a couple months since my last update.
I have been feeling great for the most part and trying to get back to my regular routines.
Back in May my monthly scans and blood tests started to show a little elevation in my
Cancer marker numbers.
Very small but always a terrifying number for me to see rising since that is how this current round of cancer made itself known.
My team has been keeping an eye on these numbers and has
continued to reassure Kristy and me that it's not enough of rise to show any major problems yet with cancer growth.
This week I had the bi-monthly full set of blood tests, body CT scans and brain MRI's.
Unfortunately they revealed that I have some new tumor growth in my brain.
Not the great news I was hoping to hear.
My team has decided to bump up my dosage of this chemo drug I'm in trials with.
They believe that since I'm showing great response to the drug in my body that the low response in my brain may be due to the fact that I've been taking such a low dose of the medicine compared with normal dosage in other patients.
I have started taking the larger dose and will be visiting doctor's offices twice a week for testing starting Monday.
I'm trying to wrap my head around what this means but
In the meantime I honestly still feel great.
Besides the obvious anxiety of
Being given news like that
I still feel pretty energetic!
I just announced that the band will be playing a big show on
September 14th at Two Brothers Roundhouse in Aurora, Il.
It will be a fundraising event for a little girl named Victoria "Turtle" Williams.
She's been fighting cancer since she was two and winning!
The cost of having an illness is enormous and her friends and family are trying to ease the burden on her family a bit.
The event is coincidentally happening one year after my friends ans family did the same thing for me and Kristy.
I think it will be a nice way to pay it forward and also take my mind off this stuff.
I'll keep healing and we'll talk soon.
Thank you everyone!