Day 4

IMG_20180823_141129165_2Morning of August 23rd, I woke up and was surprised by the number of comments I received on my blog in one night. I did not know I was that famous and so many people are praying for me. I am really thankful to all of you for all the love and wishes for my recovery. My journey is going to be so easy with all of you by my side.

I started on my chemotherapy.

So it was a nothing to do day today. I started on my chemotherapy. Nurse gave it to me IMG_20180823_140117449through my port at 2 AM while I was asleep and my mom told me. I woke up little tired but felt much better with my pain. Most interesting thing was that I swallowed 5 small pills at the same time with one cup of water and my nurse was amazed with my ability to do so.

After that I hung out in the room, made some more legos, watched some TV and responded to some of the comments on my blog. I had a physical therapy session today with some exercises, walking by myself, doing the stairs. I did pretty well actually and my therapist was impressed.

The best thing I heard today was that I might be able to go home by Sunday.

IMG-20180823-WA0009I also made some mess in the play room with the shaving cream and colors, played some instruments in music therapy. Got some goodies from the fun cart and met some new people who are trying to help me. Worst part was taking the shower with the port in chest and pain in the back where I had the surgery. But I did it with help from my mom. Did a lot of face time with my brother and my little cousins who I miss so much. The best thing I heard today was that I might be able to go home by Sunday if I do well on the medications. Cannot wait to be home!!

25 thoughts on “Day 4

  1. Neha August 24, 2018 / 12:34 am

    Hey Arjun
    You are the strongest and the most lovely kid we have ever met. Your love for hockey, descipline in life, focus at studies makes you a role model for my kids… Arsha still talks about your stay at our house and how many things she learned in a day from you!! I Know you wil stay stronger not just for yourself but for your Mom and dad. We love you Arjun and can’t wait to see you play hockey again.

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    • Jason Segal August 24, 2018 / 9:04 am

      Hi. I hope you feel better and can get back to the ice soon!
      Jason Segal
      Mojo # 7

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      • Arjun August 24, 2018 / 9:08 pm

        Thanks Jason! I will be there skating next to you in few months!!

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    • Arjun August 24, 2018 / 9:27 pm

      Thank you aunty ! Thanks for coming by and spending time with me

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  2. Elaine Dunn August 24, 2018 / 1:00 am

    Arjun, you are a hockey player, and a good one, and you are a fighter! Your Mom is right, as all Moms are, God only picks the strongest kids to go through situations like this. You got this kiddo!!! You’ll be back on the ice in no time.
    We are praying for you and your family as you go through this journey together. Wishing you an easy battle and a speedy recovery. The ice will be waiting for you.
    Your MOJO friends, Ryan, Elaine and Griffin Dunn

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    • Arjun August 24, 2018 / 9:10 pm

      Thank you! I will try hard to fight back and come out stronger!

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  3. Nathan Bienstock August 24, 2018 / 10:59 am

    To Arjun

    Hey whats up its Nathan. Hope your doing ok. We lost but if we had you we probably would have won with you. Hope your feeling better.
    From,
    Nathan Bienstock

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    • Arjun August 24, 2018 / 9:11 pm

      Thanks bro! Skate harder and I will catch up with you in no time

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  4. Ragini Jain August 24, 2018 / 1:22 pm

    Arjun beta you are so brave and strong it’s amazing, even lukimia will have a tough time dealing with you because you will defeat it! We love you a lot and want you to stay positive and strong. We will see you soon. You are a roll model because you are so good at so many things studies, sports, being a good boy and so many other things. Lots of love and luck, we are in this fight with you and will always support you my love.

    Love you
    Dada and dadi. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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    • Arjun August 24, 2018 / 9:21 pm

      Thanks, love the attitude, I’m willing to do anything to get better😎

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  5. Marc August 24, 2018 / 6:05 pm

    Hey Arjun – its the twins, Brandon and Brendon. We hope you feel better so you can play hockey with us again soon. We will try to come visit you. Brandon & Brendon Eigner

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    • Arjun August 24, 2018 / 9:13 pm

      Thanks guys!! I would love that ..I really miss hockey and it made me really sad. But I know I will be back on the ice in no time to catch up with you guys !

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  6. Prof Ravi Rustagi August 24, 2018 / 6:25 pm

    Hey Arjun
    glad to know only two more days and you return home on Sunday.
    You are surely playing a confident shot like in hockey and I admire.
    As you seek good health, believe me health and vitality are seeking brave guy like you. Like attracts like.
    I love you dear boy.
    Ravi Rustagi

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  7. Anil and Nita (Nanu and Nani) August 24, 2018 / 8:07 pm

    Hi Arjun
    Your spirits are inspirational. You are a strong boy. Hopefully we will see you tomorrow .

    Love you.

    Anil (Nanu) and Nita (Nani)

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    • Arjun August 24, 2018 / 9:24 pm

      Thanks, love the attitude, I’m willing to do anything to get better😎

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  8. Troy Jr. August 24, 2018 / 8:52 pm

    Hey Arjun! It’s Troy. I hope you get better quick! See you on the ice soon!!

    Coach Troy said he’s going to get you a ROBLOX card! Coming soon!!!

    From Troy

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  9. Arjun August 24, 2018 / 9:17 pm

    Thanks Troy, I hope I get on the ice with you faster than expected. 😁 Thanks for the gift card. I also hope I get to play Roblox with you again.

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  10. Nisha August 24, 2018 / 10:25 pm

    Hi Arjun,

    I have heard a lot of good things about you from your Disha Mammi. You are a real fighter and a brave boy. Keep up the positive attitude to fight against this disease. I am sure in your this journey, the day will come soon when you will inform all of us that you have recovered fully and back to school and have started playing your favorite sport, hockey!

    You epitomize strength and courage. You are in our prayers and I wish you speedy recovery. So happy that you would get to go home soon!

    Lots of love and blessings.

    Nisha Aunty

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    • Arjun August 25, 2018 / 10:31 pm

      Thank you aunty ! I know I can do it !

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  11. Liam Bonifas August 24, 2018 / 10:38 pm

    We missed you on the ice today Arjun! Can’t wait for you to be on my line!

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    • Arjun August 24, 2018 / 11:29 pm

      I missed it too but I followed it via team snap updates..thanks to your mom and Sebastian’s dad. I really hope to play with you soon !!

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  12. Brandon wenzel August 24, 2018 / 10:43 pm

    Hey Arjun its Brandon and i hope you feel well and i don’t say this often but your one of the hardest working players i’v ever seen.

    I look forward to seeing you on the ice soon.

    I know you will beat this just like Brian Boyle did.

    Get well soon!
    Your friend Brandon

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    • Arjun August 24, 2018 / 11:22 pm

      Thanks bro, I know I will beat this like Brian Boyle did. I will try hard to fight this disease.

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  13. Dushyant Gupta August 25, 2018 / 12:36 pm

    Hey Arjun !!

    You are a fighter and a champ !!!

    Lots of love and best wishes beta !!!

    Get well soon !!!

    Dushi Mama

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    • Arjun August 25, 2018 / 10:28 pm

      Thank you Mama!

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