ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL? Well, Elizabeth was super duper excited to have a special guest join our family for Super Duper Bowl Sunday. It all started when I made a quick trip to the party store to pick up some fancy football plates and ended up coming home with a very special guest. So who was the special guest? Well, when I got home the girls were playing in the bathtub. I went beep boopin’ into the bathroom with our special guest in one arm and my ipad in the other playing… “Me plus you, I’m a tell ya one time, me plus you, one time, one time, Girl when I met you my heart went knock knock, now those butterflies in my stomach won’t stop a stop…” So did you guess it yet? OMB! YES! The one the only the BIEBILICOUS… Justin Bieber! The girls were freaking out! Justin Bieber was in our house! WHAT THE WHAT? I can never get them out of the bathtub, but yesterday, who knew sparkles would fly so high and they would come jumping out in rainbow colors. Normally, we would be primped and ready for such eye candy, but sometimes winging it is the best way. It’s the EBB way! So you are probably wondering what is Justiin Bieber like, right? Well, what I can tell you is that he was extremely quiet. In fact, he did not say a word! He sang lots of songs like Baby Baby and Never Say Never. They sounded just the same as they always do. Perfect on the ipad. I must say, I expected his skin to be very smooth and cozy like Kevin Jonas, however it was more like sandpaper, cardboard actually. He was wearing red pants, so we assumed he was rooting for the Giants. Bryce was pleased because he also was rooting for the Giants. He had made a bet with his Papa earlier that day for $5 that the Giants would win, and now that the Giants have won, Bryce has yet another $5 dollars coming in the mail. However, Bryce informed his Papa yesterday, that he prefers to be paid in 2 dollar bills, so I’ll have to let you know how that turns out. He may just get an extra dollar out of it? We also had JB assist Elizabeth in picking the winning ticket for the signed Arizona Cardinals Patrick Peterson football, which went straight to You Tube. Congratulations are in order to Mike Kenison. Mike Kenison is down with EBB! When Brooke spoke with him yesterday, Mike told him that he wanted to give the football back to EBB! So awesome! A BIG Sparklicious THANK YOU needs to go out to my marvelous friend Missy for getting that fabulous football to raffle off for EBB and to everyone who bought and sold tickets! Especially to MK for making an awesome TOUCHDOWN for EBB in the end!! We were able to raise over $700.00 for EBB Foundation! Breaking out in cheer now…Rah Rah Ree Kick Lymphoma in the Knee, Rah Rah Rass Kick Lymphoma in the Buttcrack!!! Hurkie, Hurkie, Side C (aka Kicking, Kicking Cancer)
We have officially started Phase 4. One day of steroids and they have already kicked into high gear. Elizabeth’s request for breakfast was Spaghetti O’s. And while she was waiting for the Spaghetti O’s she wanted PeaNut ButTer JellY PeaNut ButTer JellY….She is now eating and the freezer is stocked with frozen pizzas for the midnight cravings, which I’m sure are right around the corner. So far, things are going so good. She received chemo yesterday and will return on Thursday for more chemo and then Monday again. We also received news that the 4th Phase will be longer than we originally thought. It will be about 2 months not counting delays. Very low counts are anticipated and we are prepared for things to look yucky for a little while. Brooke and I also decided to take Bryce and Kate to the clinic yesterday to see what Elizabeth does there. They got to meet all of Elizabeth’s doctors and nurses. Elizabeth also gave them the total tour of the PCH clinic but what they were most excited about was where to get those otter freezer pops she keeps telling them about! Brooke and I want the kids to know that as Elizabeth will not be feeling well, it is all planned and to not worry. These kiddos worry a lot these day. It’s not something they should have to worry about, but it’s their baby sister and they do. So the doctors said the hair we have been so excited about lately will start falling out again. Elizabeth has been wearing her Dorothy wig when we leave the house, which is the first time I have seen her not want to show off her bald is beautiful look. Either way we are really proud of her for handling everything like a rockstar! Speaking of handling things like a rockstar, Elizabeth is doing an awesome job with the “YUCKY” medicine again. Some of you may know, from early in Elizabeth’s treatment, she had to take “Yucky” medicine. It was very much a challenge and eventually led to an NG Tube being placed. I don’t believe that will be the case this time. She is taking a heavier steroid, twice a day now, but she’s a pro at this and vanilla ice cream is saving the day! She is doing awesome and so here we are once again, breathing in and letting go and praying all goes well.
I just want to take a moment to thank everyone for your continued support and tell you how much we appreciate all of you following Elizabeth’s updates and continuing to help kick cancer where it counts. I really miss the comments that used to flow steadily on carepages. The blog is no different, so contnue to read, continue to pray and continue to comment!
EBB and crew
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We are praying FULL FORCE in the Wahl household! Love & rainbows!!!
You guys have so much fun, no matter what the day! I LOVE the spirit that your family has, and the crazy amount of memories you make! XOXO
I am continually inspired by you, elizabeth! You are one strong little lady and definitely one of the brightest little stars I have yet to meet! Keep kicking it like the star that you are!
We will continue to pray for strength and making the mist out of any situation as you do
I just wanted to let you know that I found this blog via Facebook and started reading one day a couple weeks ago. Well, I ended up reading every single entry within 24 hours (even shutting my office door at work like I was “super busy” or something – but I was! I was busy reading all of these inspirational stories). As you might know, I have a super soft spot in my heart tor all cancer patients, but when it comes to childhood cancer, I can’t even fathom the courage and strength I’ve seen in you, Elizabeth and your family. Your daughter is a true inspiration and is going to have a huge impact in this world – she’s already proving that. I have shared your story with my husband and even though he doesn’t know you, he and I pray for your family daily. I think that might be the EBB spreading this way or something…keep it up; you’ve got a great thing going here and I know Elizabeth is touching and inspiring others on a daily basis.
You go Elizabeth!! Good luck on your next level of treatment we are all praying for you!
“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 40:31
We are so thankful Elizabeth is entering the last phase of her treatment. Our prayers continue for you daily. We know all of you will have the strength and courage you need for the coming days. May you find continued optimism and endurance. Love to all!
You know I think of you daily and pray so hard for your entire family, especially little but mighty Elle. Nat sent an updated list for meals and I had to giggle. I will prepare another cajun meal so that Brook is happy and his belly is filled with all the right stuff. I am over-the-moon excited that EBB raised $700 in such an easy, fun way. That football is a token of Elle’s strength in this fight – she reminds me of the players that I’m around and watch train hard. They tackle the biggest of the biggest and so does she. They all have incredible hearts and face things head on…I see great things coming, I can feel it in my bones. Keep breathing, keep smiling and keep praying. We are ALL right here with you, sista! See you soon for food drop off!!!! Tightest of hugs coming your way! LOVE, Missy
Hang in there Elizabeth, Heidi, Brooke, Bryce, and Kate!! The Daly’s over here in Surprise are praying for you BIG TIME!! Especially for this next round of chemo….lots of love sent your way. I see rainbows EVERYWHERE! They’ve got your name on them, Elizabeth!
Dearest Blair Family,
Thank you for taking the time to share your positive stories! Every time I read a post I am so impressed with your energy and pinkalicious positive super duper glittery attitude. In my opinion, that is the single most important factor in the fight against the dull grey gloomy evilness of cancer. Keep it up! Your beautiful family is shining and we see it! Lots of Love, The Chesters
Heidi, I love reading all the updates and I am always thinking about you Elizabeth stay strong you beautiful girl. Eat lots of ice cream !!!!!!