Mini Update

I want to first thank you for your ongoing outreach and concern regarding the state of my health. It certainly means a lot to me.

A more typical Jess would be chronicling the hospital play by play, looking for the perfect google image to compliment. Buuuuttt let’s face sometimes you need to take a step back and process your own thoughts and feelings.

Where we left off was whether or not it was right to place a G-tube. Long story short there are a few ways a gtube could be placed, but none of the three options would be deemed safe. Ultimately no surgery was had and a few days later I was sent home. We had been NPO for a month so it was expected that I may throw up occassionally but hopefully once the new chemo kicks in my symptoms would subside.

I was home just one night before I began vomittiming more in one evening than i ever thought was humanly possible. I called my parents around 6:30am and without a second thought they jumped in the car and drove almost 2 hours on Christmas to get me only to drive another 45 mins to get me back to Women and Infants. They are truly saints.

On the back end Sheila, my doctor, caseworker, and one of my nurses were all prepped for my arrival. I have never been so happy to be in a hospital. After one night of feeling totally exhausted and defeated to finally arrive in a place that could bring me at least momentary comfort.

So where do we go from here? Im not sure. We have bumped chemo up one day to tomorrow. Aside from that I truly have no more information.

Thanks for being patient with me as I navigate this difficult time. I have been slow with returning texts and messages but please know I appreciate them from the bottom of my heart.

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18 thoughts on “Mini Update

  1. Sending you my love and prayers Jessie. Your a real inspiration to all😘😘😘❤️❤️❤️❤️

  2. I see your face and there is so much compassion in it! You are still very much you, even in all this pain! Jess, just keep your head up and battle this monster. You have it in you to win! We love you so much!!!!❤️💕❤️

  3. Good morning, Jess. Thank you for taking time to keep your fan base in the loop. You are always in my thoughts and prayers. Love and hugs. ❤️

  4. I did my OB clinical time in Womens and Infants. The people there are terrific and very caring.
    Thanks for sharing. We only met once or twice in passing, but we’ve always admired your parents and we enjoy their friendship. Blessings Jess. Keep up the great fight!
    Art and Maria Subklew

  5. Thinking of you often and praying for a positive outcome. You are a fighter…stay strong Jess! Love you and miss you!!! ❤

  6. Jess…know that we are all supporting you and thinking of you…we are with you every step of the way …believe and stay strong with love.. ❤️

  7. Jess,

    You are pretty amazing!!! You have such strength, even when you’re body doesn’t show it! You are such a Powerful Healer-wake up your healthy cells and remind them of that with every breath! Your Healing Angels are all around you to assist!!!

    With Much Healing Love,
    Abbe

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