We have had a couple of really busy days. Monday Jesse saw a cardiologist, and Tuesday she was at the hospital for an echo. Both test showed the same results, Jesse's heart is weakening. The "squeeze" of the left ventricle started normally at 40 in October. At the end of round 3, is was 24, and with just the week at home, it is now 20.8. They have started Jesse of heart medication to help her out. For her next round of chemo, it means that she will not receive one of the drugs, and will only have the cytarabine, which she has every round. She will have an "easier" round, but will miss a very important chemo to treat her Leukemia. Round 5 drugs do not affect her heart, so they will stay the same. Jesse's check in date is March 4th, and that will also be her first day of chemo.
Clent is still in pain, and has had 12 hours of sleep total since last Thursday. I am sure he wishes I would just club him over the head so he could have a few more hours of sleep :)
Lindsay has made her plans to come for the next visit, March 15. We are excited to have her help and just having ALL the girls together.
Have a blessed day, and enjoy our 80 degree Arizona weather.
Love, Team Catron