We found out this week that we are going to go to Egleston to begin pre-transplant evaluations and meetings.
This is the basically the same schedule that was supposed to happen back on June 12th. Please pray for our family.
Monday, July 2nd
This day is filled with
medical evaluations and meetings.
We are scheduled to arrive at
Elena will have kidney, heart,
and lung function tests.
We will meet with the research nurse, child
life specialist, psychologist, social worker, and financial
The final appointment is
scheduled to begin at 2:00 pm.
It will be a long day, both
physically and emotionally.
- for Elena not to be anxious
about the day
- for Elena not to be
overwhelmed by any information she hears
- for mental and physical
stamina for each of us
- for all of Elena's medical
evaluations to have good results
- for Liv to enjoy her day
with friends and not worry about what we are doing
Tuesday, July 3rd
this day, we are scheduled to meet with the bone marrow transplant team doctor
at 9:00 am. It is a consent meeting. We will hear the specifics about the chemo
and radiation procedures that will be used in preparation for Elena's bone
marrow transplant. Elena will be present for most of this meeting. We have been
told that it will last about two hours. Then at 11:00 am, we will meet with the radiation oncologist for our radiation consult meeting.
for Elena not to be overwhelmed by any information she
- for us to have the wisdom to
determine what is appropriate for Elena to know at this time (long term side
effects of treatment will be discussed)
- for God to direct Elena's
doctors as they make decisions about her care
- for God to give us and the
doctors His perfect wisdom about what is right for Elena
"Trust in Him at all times, O people, pour out your hearts to Him, for God is our refuge."