Technicially, the doctors call today Day -9. That means there are nine days until transplant. Then we count forward. It was fairly uneventful other than I seem to not stop crying. It really needs to stop soon. It was harder on me than the kids to watch them say good-bye to Kenyon. Elise was emotional but she always is so that wasn't surprising. Teague and Gavin were more interested in getting to their friends house. I just overthink everything, I guess.
We checked into Kenyon's lovely new room. It is actually quite ghetto. Clean but very old. From Kenyon's bed this is his view. Don't worry - I don't think he will be easily persuaded to give up his BYU loyalties.
It might be a pretty long 4+ weeks. We were kind of bored all day but at the same time the nurse and aide came in often to give us more information, more meds, drinks, etc. It is quite a schedule - including very early morning wake up calls. LAME! Tomorrow morning he starts chemo at 6am. Tomorrow will be even more real. Hopefully - he will handle the meds and treatments well.
If you have any great ideas for time fillers we would love them. We got online and played a little Settlers of Catan. We are thinking of trying out the Heroes (NBC TV series). Anything?
He tried out his exercise bike and got a little workout it. And our bishop came for a visit. That was nice.
Thanks for all the love and prayers!