Thursday, February 4, 2010


Thursday is Donor Lymphocyte Infusion (DLI) day! Scott (Tyler's dad) will be starting his apheresis process early in the morning. They'll collect the white blood cells and then return the rest of his blood to him. Tyler and Kate will spend time with Scott, helping to pass the time.

They'll do a little testing on the blood collection and then start Tyler's infusion at about 4pm. It should be a relatively easy process to receive the lymphocytes, as Tyler has gotten many blood transfusions at SCCA. Basically, we'll just hang out and watch TV while the blood is pumped in through an IV.

We do want to take a minute to thank the many people who took the time to send us a note after Tyler's post about Unknowns. We were both very moved by the encouragement that we received and the prayers being said on Tyler's behalf. We know that we would not have our positive attitudes about this process without the great support around us! Thank you so much for posting a comment or sending us an e-mail (or talking to us in person if we are lucky enough to see you in our daily lives).

We hope that this will be the treatment that finally works!

1 comment:

  1. Hi Tyler and Mandy,

    We're keeping you in our thoughts and hoping for good news. Take care and take it easy.

    Matt (My Blood Hates Me) & Wendy