5:30 PM (Randall posting): My mom already called once today wondering what was going on since we didn't post yesterday. I guess time got away from us. Susan was meeting with the women's group last night and I had my hands full with two girls (and no energy because of my final exam yesterday). Things are going just fine here. Potty training has been hit-and-miss, but that is the way these things go. We're committed to making this work, so we'll keep at it.
Sophie seems especially clingy and fussy today, although she has bursts of amazing energy every now and then. She slept fitfully during her nap (even moved mid-way to our bed). She says her stomach is bothering her. Her platelets must be getting quite low as well because her poor knees are black and blue. The way I see it we have to hold on for the next few days, until next Tuesday and her final treatment in this phase. What happens beyond that is too far out to contemplate or worry about much.
I made an appointment earlier in the day for Elisabeth's follow-up with the orthopedist. She is still wearing her splint (except when her parents are in a terrible hurry or in a terrible state of forgetfulness) and will need to wear it for at least two more weeks. Hopefully we'll be done with all of that very soon!