He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. - Isaiah 40:29-31
On Tuesday, Joshua received his last IV chemo. It's the final time that chemo will be pushed into his veins. Now he will complete his 5 days of steroids and 28 days of oral chemo and then he's finished. He is one tough cookie!
Jeff and I were married on Novemeber 2, 2002. God gave us our son Noah on October 24, 2003. Then, he decided to give us two more miracles when I delivered identical twins, Adam and Joshua on June 20, 2005.
We thought life was complete chaos but we were surviving. Then, on April 17, 2006 at almost 10 months old, Joshua was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. He went through a very harsh 2 year treatment protocol and finished treatment on March 28, 2008. We were so ready to finally start to live life and be a normal family. Then, our second worst nightmare came true.
Joshua had an isolated testicular relaspe in May 2008. He started another 2 years of chemotherapy as well as testical radiation on May 20, 2008. We have had a rough life, but we are living! Joshua received his last dose of chemo on August 17, 2010.