You are amazing! Oakes' Map has absolutely blown us away! We are touched and amazed by the comments and emails that we have gotten from everyone. Thank you for reaching out to us, for saying the prayers that you say, for taking those deep breaths, and for the sweet words and touching stories that you have shared. Oakes has forever changed our family, and it makes us joyful that he has touched your hearts too. A high school friend of mine reminded me that there are angles in heaven and on earth, and we know that you are all Oakes' angels!
Oakes is having another quiet day so far. He is currently hooked up to the Pheresis machine, and immediately after Pheresis will get his third dose of chemo. Later in the day he will get a "pig tail", a catheter placed in his abdomen to help drain some of the fluids that he is not peeing off. This will happen here in his room, takes only a few minutes and should be uneventful.
Sending love across the map back to each and every one of you! XO, Becky