Wednesday, September 25, 2013

yay for Aruba!

Aruba had a check-up at the oncologist today... exam, bp check, bloodwork, various other tests.  The lab results won't be ready for a couple of days, but so far, so good! The doctor said that she's doing great, and we're all so happy that she's tolerating the chemo so well ... no side effects, and her appetite is strong!!  :-) Despite the good news, Aruba only had one thing on her mind during the appt--- leaving!  ;-)

Her sleep has been restless lately and, altho I've never had an infant in the house, I imagine it's much the same.  Aruba will awaken at 2:00 AM, then often again at 3:00 AM. And at 4:00 AM.  Sal and I have been just a wee bit tired these days!  Spoke with the dr about this, and she suggested giving a low dose of melatonin.  This will hopefully allow Aruba to sleep peacefully.

After her appt, we of course stopped at Sonic drive-in on the way home!  Aruba was licking her lips, but she had her healthy treats and Mommy was the one who had junk food.  Cherry limeade anyone?

Sonic... a special tradition, which started with Buddy on the way home from his chemo treatments.  Missing Buddy everyday.....

I must give a big shout-out to Sal, who so lovingly shouldered all of Aruba's care while I was recently at Inspiration Unlimited (pics coming here soon!).  Thank you, sweetheart!  And when I arrived home, Aruba did the cutest double-take when she saw me.  We were so thrilled to be re-united!

As always, thank you for your concern and prayers for Aruba's health... means so much!  Really.


Momofboys said...

So glad to hear good news from the doctor appointment!! She seems like such a precious dog even just from looking at the pictures!!

Anonymous said...

so glad all went well :)