The bad news started creeping into the picture last week. Whitney's recovery plateaued the previous week with very little improvement last week. When her blood counts failed to recover late last week we pretty much figured something was wrong.
Whitney was disappointed about not getting out last weekend and she is getting very tired of being in the hospital. This news was not taken well, she wants to go home. It breaks my heart to have to tell her that she has to repeat the last month over.
All we can do is take this news in stride as this happens sometimes. It is not uncommon to go through multiple rounds of chemotherapy to get into remission. Each round just gets a little harder on the body as the drugs target quickly reproducing cells and can't distinguish between good and bad cells. We just have to reset the calendar and start counting down the days again.