Day 7 – back home

IMG_20180826_143708115Every morning when I wake up and see so many comments from my family and friends, it makes me feel so special. Thanks guys for reading my blog every day and appreciating it.

So today morning, I woke up with very good night sleep and felt great. I even had a little competition with my nursing assistant to see if I can take a shower first or he can change my bed sheets first. Ofcourse I beat him..yay!!

I was so happy that I just stood at the doorway and looked around for sometime and then I said “ I missed you home”

Doctor said that all my blood work looks good and I can go home today after my last medication through IV. Nurse gave me some medication that made me so tired and restless and later on I fell asleep. My mom told me that I got a strong chemotherapy medication through IV for 2 hours. Nurse was checking my vitals every 30 minutes and my mom was sitting by my side the whole time because this medication can give the severe allergic reaction where I can have breathing difficulty or rashes. But I did fine with the medication and was feeling better after the nap.

Finally we were going home and I was soooo happy! I said thank you and bye to all my wonderful nurses who took care of me. I was so excited that even though my legs were feeling tired I walked like 2 miles to go to the parking lot to get into my car. I could hear my parents talking about how happy and nervous they were taking me home. It was a long ride and started to complain then my mom told me to get used to it as I will be coming here every week. Uff.. I do not like the long rides but I will have to do choice.

After I reached home, I was so happy that I just stood at the doorway and looked around for sometime and then I said “ I missed you home” My parents started to laugh.

IMG_20180826_180729653I opened my big big lego which my Aunt gave me as a challenge to finish in less than 30 days. I made few piles of the legos before my dad told me that some of my friends want to play Roblox with me. I left every thing and started to enjoy that.

I think my mom and dad were happy to see me walking around, climbing stairs steadily, having fun with my friends on computer, as they both sat next to me. I love my mom and dad and I thanked them with the big hug – They are the best in the world!!

19 thoughts on “Day 7 – back home

  1. Elaine Dunn August 26, 2018 / 11:39 pm

    We’re are so happy that you got to go home. Woohoo! Take care, and be sure to rest and follow the doctors orders.


  2. John Marley August 27, 2018 / 2:33 pm


    So happy to hear that you’re back home. You have had quite a week. I love watching you play hockey. You have so much determination and heart on the ice. I know that those same characteristics will no doubt allow you to defeat this Leukemia.

    Colin told me your favorite team is the Las Vegas Golden Knights. I’m sure they’re going to have another great year. Who would have thought they would have done so well in their first season.

    Stay strong!!

    Coach John


    • Arjun Jain August 28, 2018 / 10:28 pm

      Thanks Coach for believing in me. I really am determined to beat Leukemia with a 5-0 score and back on the ice soon !


  3. Aruna August 27, 2018 / 2:55 pm

    hi handsome
    how r u doing.welcome to home .krish is there or not please beta. eatmore n healthyfood this will give u strengthn power to overcome this disease. lots of love nblessings.
    nani nanu.


    • Arjun Jain August 28, 2018 / 10:29 pm

      Thank you Nani and Nanu! i cant wait to be with you soon and enjoy your delicious cooking!


  4. Ragini Jain August 27, 2018 / 8:25 pm

    Champion Arjun,
    It was so great to see you over the weekend and to see your health improving day by day. All this hard work and care of your parents and you being under the best care from the best doctors will help you get well 100 percent very soon and all this struggle and pain will vanish in no time. Beta you stay strong and we all love you very much. Welcome home.
    Dada and dadi


    • Arjun Jain August 28, 2018 / 10:32 pm

      Dadi and Dadu, thank you so much for coming all the way from Niagara Falls just to see me.. I was totally surprised and happy to see you and chachu. Tell chachu i am trying to eat all the candy that he got me even though i don’t even eat candies that much..:)


  5. Ryan Carlberg August 27, 2018 / 8:51 pm

    Hi Arjun, It’s Ryan from the ducks. I was sad to hear that you are sick and had to have surgery. I really hope that you are feeling better soon I want to send a friend request to you on ROBLOX I just need your user name. My name is Otterguy24008. Maybe it will help you feel better if we could play together! I can’t wait to see you back at protec and message me on roblox if you’re on.
    Take care and I’ll keep checking your blog.
    Your friend Ryan 😀


    • Arjun Jain August 28, 2018 / 10:37 pm

      Hi Ryan! thanks for reading my blog! It is so nice to see your comment in the blog. I am trying my best to fight this disease and will be back on ice soon. I would love to play roblox with you. I will message you when i am on it. talk to you soon!


  6. Anish Jain August 28, 2018 / 2:50 am

    Hey Arjun, It is so good to see you are back home 🙂

    Know that apart from all friends and family members who wish you best regularly and in person, there are 10 times more people who may not be talking to you regularly but are rooting for you from sidelines. I hope you can feel all that good karma giving you strength 🙂

    Stay sharp and keep the eye on the goal ! Remember just like on the rink, you may sometimes lose a tackle or two but the match is long and fighters always find a way to win 🙂

    – Kanu chachu


    • Arjun Jain August 28, 2018 / 10:39 pm

      Thanks chachu! I know..i cannot believe when i see the comments on my blog or hear from my parents about people asking about me that so many people are praying for me.. I feel so lucky!


  7. Connor Emmich August 28, 2018 / 9:42 am

    I’m glad that you’re home Arjun,

    You are very brave to be so strong in the Hospital I would be scared if I was in the Hospital. I hope to see you in school as soon as you can. I know you have a long road ahead of you but I hope to see you on the ice playing hockey with the Ducks as soon as possible. The team will miss your speed and centering.

    -Connor Emmich


    • Arjun Jain August 28, 2018 / 10:41 pm

      Hi Connor! Not being able to play with the team is the saddest thing right now but its okay, i will come out stronger..even i cannot wait to go to school with you ! i am going for orientation tomorrow!


  8. Neha Sunger August 28, 2018 / 2:02 pm

    Dear Arjun
    Welcome HOME!!. We are so happy to see the post that you safely reached home and are comfortable. We have been praying for you to stay healthy and safe. this is a BIG responsibility for your parents and we are sure they will be on top of everything. I can imagine Nikka saying “get used to it” as she is one of the strongest moms I have ever known. Its the spirit and courage that you got from your parents which will give you the strength to fight with this Leukemia.

    Be blessed, eat healthy, stay safe and ENJOY
    Neha and Gautam


    • Arjun Jain August 28, 2018 / 10:43 pm

      Thank you Aunty and Uncle! I am feeling great.. I will be alright soon


  9. Sathvik Samant August 28, 2018 / 8:55 pm

    Hi Arjun! Hope you are feeling better. I think you have been very strong through this process. I know you will be all better soon. Welcome back home and I’m excited to explore ARIS together with you at the open house tomorrow! See you then!


  10. Arjun Jain August 28, 2018 / 10:45 pm

    Hi Sathvik! I can’t wait to go to school and hope we can be in the same group which will help me a lot. See you tomorrow!


  11. kareeeeeena September 10, 2019 / 7:44 pm

    I just found out about your blog and im honestly amazed btw I go to ARIS and I think we have art together and gym


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