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22 July: Home sweet home


Eliza and Melissa are home!


This would be a great place for a picture of all 5 of us at home. But I didn’t take one. Instead here’s Eliza saying MORE CHEESE!

E was released this morning until her next chemo treatment on 5 August. So far she’s doing great– very sleepy in the morning, more energy in the afternoon, sometimes fussy and uncomfortable, but always down to snuggle. What more could you want from a baby?

She was asleep when we got home and didn’t wake up for a couple hours. But then her eyes were huge as she looked around the house, and she had a huge grin when Melissa walked in from taking the boys somewhere. And dinner tonight was the most she’s eaten in several days.

Pray that God will continue to sustain her through her recovery, and that the drowsiness will be the biggest side effect we see from the chemo. And pray for the boys as they readjust to having Melissa and Eliza home. Transitions are weird.

We probably won’t do daily updates between chemo rounds, but you can assume that no news is good news. She has an outpatient visit Wednesday to make sure she’s handling the chemo well, so we’ll let you know how that goes.

Today is a day that feels surreal in its non-sadness. We feel almost guilty for how normal we feel. But there will be plenty of hard days ahead. Today we’re just thanking God for a normal day, and holding on to this to remember the next time it feels like the wheels are coming off.

Thank you all. When we post good news, I hope each of you who is praying reads and thinks, “I got to help with that.” Because you did.



8 thoughts on “22 July: Home sweet home

  1. Glad to hear that M & E are back. There is “no place like home” to lift the spirits. You may not hear from us often but be assured all of you are in our daily prayers. Blessings & regards, “Bud”

  2. Praising God that He gave you this “normal” day with the whole family. I continue to pray for you guys that He will sustain you each day by His grace! Marketa

  3. Lovely post. Praise God for sweet everyday mercies. He is faithful.

  4. Praise God for some normalcy today. Keep posting; we’ll keep praying.

  5. Hi Hunt family,
    My husband & I just missed you guys in Prague, as we left soon before you moved. But we met you one night at the Davises’ when you were visiting. Please know I’m thinking about you and praying for you in this difficult time.
    All my best,

  6. Good news 🙂 Glad to hear it. Thinking about you all!

  7. Continuing to pray! So glad to read this post!!!

  8. this is an answer to prayers for her to come through the first round so smoothly. the amazing normalness of the home life you experienced is a HUGE answer to prayers and I hope you’ll be able to experience that same feeling after each round. our prayers and thoughts are not wavering. lots of love, the connallys

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