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Monday, October 09, 2006

Focused Positive Energy Beam Therapy

Tuesday is a big day for us. Dante will be undergoing a mid-course CT Scan, Bone Scan, and an Alpha-Fetoprotein count.

We are very pleased to report that according to his protocol, we are at the halfway point in his chemotherapy treatment. He has been responding very well to the chemo, and the tumors have visibly shrunk, but as many of you know, Dante started with alot of disease in his body and the growth was aggressive.
There is still much that could go awry. We are very encouraged by the outward signs of his treatment; shrunken masses, little ill-effects from chemo, no infections, not so bad of a haircut....

Tomorrow we will get a peek into the inward signs of his treatment. We will see where the tumors are, and how much is left. Additionally, with the Alpha-Fetoprotein count we will get some clue as to how "healthy" the tumor itself is. Theoretically, the tumors could be shrinking in size, but still producing plenty of AFP. This would not be a good result. We want to see big reductions in that AFP count, because that signals tumor death, and that would be a good result.

As many of you know, we have been using melting ice cream as a metaphor for his treatment. This is something that anyone can visualize and meditate on. Tomorrow, Tuesday the 10th, at 1pm, Dante will go in for his CT scan. We would like everyone, if they can manage a few minutes, to focus all their positive energies and thoughts on a big vat of melting ice cream evaporating away in the mid-day sun.

If you pray, feel free.
If you meditate, please do.
If you contemplate the mysteries of the universe inside the core of an apple, then take big bites and chew often.

Whatever method you prefer to use to tap into the Contiguous Energy of the Cosmos, please join us in focusing all that positive energy into the depths of our little boy, as we cross into 2nd half of our journey.

Thank you,
Chris & Jen

PS: By the way, Carina will be 3 months old tomorrow!


  • Dear Chris,Jen,Carine & Dante
    Our love & prayers are with all of you today and every day.
    But today extra extra love and prayers are going out to Dante,for the best results ever.

    Dad ,Lynda and John

    P.S. John wanted to know how Carina is doing!!!
    From the pictures she looks like a very happy and beautiful little girl.happy 3mo. birthday.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 10:53 AM  

  • I am hoping for great news from today!!!


    By Blogger Kip, at 4:02 PM  

  • We thought and talked about you guys all day today, and we melted ice cream in honor of Dante's healing! I know that Jenny, Movement Gallery, had an ice cream melting gathering today at 1:00, so LOTS of positive energy and love and light was forced your way!

    We will be seeing you soon (with some great treats, food money...and anything else you guys might need!)
    Caroline, Jackson and Carter

    By Blogger CBC Barefoot Books, at 6:59 PM  

  • Just so you know, we dumped the LIQUID ice cream right down the TOILET. I PRAY that is where the tumor load is going and has gone!

    Love and light, Jenny

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 9:33 PM  

  • Jenny -
    Nice! We're right there with ya!

    Saw the pics from your melt-in. Well done. We appreciate the extra effort.

    - chris

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