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Friday, 11 February 2011

The Sonny Report (5)

Laura and Sonny
At last some good news! Sonny is in remission. Halfway through his chemo they did a scan and there were zero cancer cells found. He has to continue the treatment, of course, to ensure it doesn't return and there are complications which are temporary and minor by comparison. We are not getting carried way but are causitiously optimistic for his future.
Oh sod it, we're bloody ecstatic!
The Facebook Support Group now has over 360 members and the benefit of that and other support has been invaluable. Thanks to everyone who gave support!


Mimi Lenox said...

Bazza - How did I miss this? I am so happy that the tests are back but so sorry that you're going through this. What a precious child!

Sending prayers for continued healing.

bazza said...

It all happened so quickly Mimi. Lymphoma is a very agressive cancer and rare in a child but the treatment is aggressive too so, although unpleasent, it happens quickly. Thanks for your good wishes, I hope you are also recovering well!

klahanie said...

Hey bazza,
Oh yes, this is most encouraging and heartening news. My warmest wishes to Sonny and to all your family, that the progress continues in a most optimistic way.
It is my great privilege and honour being a part of his Facebook Support Group :-)
All the very best to you and your loved ones.
In kindness, Gary.

dcrelief said...

Wonderful news. Bless all.
In peace, Dixie

Alicia said...

Oh this this the best news I've read in a long time! Thanks be to God and all the Powers That Be.

bazza said...

Gary: Yes, I have seen your name there and, believe me, it's great to see! Your good wishes will be passed on.

dcrelief: Thank you so much, much appreciated.

Alicia: I'm so pleased the news lifted you! Imagine how we feel. Although we knew there is 90% success rate one can't help focussing on the other 10%.

The Blogger Formerly Known As said...

Absolutely superb news, Bazza!

Keep those reports coming :)

bazza said...

Masked One: It delights me that so many people find joy in this news. Sonny's story seems to have touched a lot of hearts. Naturally I am biased, but he really is a bit special! Thanks for your response.

joanne said...

oh my... this IS ecstatic news!!!... i am so happy for all of you that you have something so tangibly hopeful to hold on to going forward with the rest of the treatments...

so so glad to hear about Sonny's improvement... thank you for letting us share in it and celebrate along with you :)

Kate said... happy for you!

David said...

Great news, bazza. In the words of the bloke from The "A" Team, "I love it when a plan comes together".
Very Best Wishes to you and your family,

bazza said...

joanne, Kate and David:
Thank you all so much for helping me to share the good news! Your words are very much appreciated and never taken for granted.

joanne fox said...

It's lovely to hear some good news. Glad that the future seems more positive.

John Saunders said...

Hi bazza,
I am so pleased that you and your family have at last received some good news about Sonny!
I hope that this will continue and I send you all my best wishes.

kerrie said...

HI to you and so pleased for you and all your family so so pleased

bazza said...

joanne fox, John Saunders and Kerrie: Thank you all so much for sharing our delight!

Kelly said...

This is great news, bazza. I'm sure you and your family are relieved and ecstatic and all things positive. I hope he continues his progress. I bet you are smiling. :-)

bazza said...

Kelly: Yessir, you bet we are smiling. We are trying to remain calm and dignified but inside we are turning back-flips! Thanks for your kind wishes Kelly.

THE SNEE said...

Hi Bazza,
I just got back into town to find such delightful news! Please send my warmest regards to Sonny and your family. Spring really does appear to be around the corner.

bazza said...

Snee: Welcome home! It's like the first snowdrop in the back garden; a sign of something better to come.
Consider your warmest love sent.

Shady Wilbury said...

Congratulations to Sonny. Best wishes for continued recovery.

bazza said...

Thank you very much mystery person!