Gabey D. is our wonderful firstborn son. He was diagnosed with A.L.L (Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia) in May 2007, and has been going through a 3 1/2 year chemo treatment. We are trusting God, and believe He will show Himself Mighty.

Tuesday, May 8, 2007

A Spoonful of Sugar

I think Gabey would need a mountain of sugar to be ok with taking all these medicines.
He has 6 medicines to take, and most are 2x daily. They're all liquid, because of course he's too young for pills. Well, this is a huge fight. We're still working on helping him stay calm for it.
Also, he has a pretty strong gag reflex, and if one of them hits his mouth wrong, out they all come. We then have to give them all over again. Yikes. It's happened twice so far since he's started meds last week.
This evening, I at least got him to eat some smarties after every med. We're thinking of getting a ton of matchbox cars, and giving him one every time he takes it, just to help him learn to do it more willingly.

Pray that he keeps his meds down, and learns to take them without getting hysterical and fighting every time.

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