Boos

Hi all, 

I am really, really struggling here. I have an ache in my heart and I haven’t stopped crying for about 48 hours now.
My baby Bella is 6 and was diagnosed with lymphoma yesterday which is in her liver and spleen. I was told it is quite advanced and aggressive but the vet advised that we try chemotherapy. 
She had her first chemo tablet yesterday and has been sent home with 10 tablets a day (steroids and anti sickness tabs), she has not ate properly in around a week.
When she come home yesterday, she was her usual self, playing around and giving us lots of kisses and I just pray that her chemo helps her so that we have more time with her. 

I feel like I have been robbed of my time with her and that it just isn’t fair that my beautiful girl is being taken too soon.

How do I get over this? I honestly don’t think I can get through it.

What are other people’s experience with chemotherapy? I need to know I have made the right choice for my girl because I can’t bare the thought of only having weeks with her🥺

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Pennysforevermom
Hi,
I'm so sorry about your baby. My baby was diagnosed with lymphoma when she was 9.5 years old. It spread to her spleen but none of her organs. Her vet said she was an excellent candidate for chemotherapy. I stepped out on faith and trusted God for her healing. Her treatment was successful and she was cancer free for five years. She passed away last Saturday (congestive heart failure). I'm in so much pain right now, but I am so thankful for those extra five years. My advice to you is as long as your baby is fighting, then please fight with her.My baby looked at me 5 years ago and told me she wasn't ready to leave me. Your baby can pull through with your love and help. Also, I switched her diet to a grain free diet. But be careful if you choose this route and make sure that meat is listed as the first ingredient. Either fish or chicken. Please keep me posted on your baby's progress. I know how you feel.
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Boos

Thank you for your reply, it’s made me feel a little better! Day one of chemo today and so far so good, she is a little lethargic but has had a play with us etc. 

she is still not touching her food but we are also looking at making her diet the best it can be! 

I am hoping the steroids help with her appetite.

I am so sorry for the loss of your baby, but live in hope that I have 5 precious more years with my girl too xx

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Guinness
We put our dog down wednesday who had lymphoma as he was getting overly growly we decided not to do treatment.  I am now in deep deep regret and miss him so much.
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Boos
I’m so sorry to hear that Guinness, it is the hardest thing to do. I dread the day I have to do it with Bella, it will always be too soon 
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Guinness
Thank you and i hope everything works good with the meds and you get many more years with yours
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BoxerMomForever
Oh my, sorry to hear your dog’s diagnosis.  That’s a tough one. I pray the chemo gets you some more time with your dog.  So young, very sad.... what breed is your dog? My boxer dog had liver cancer we didn’t do treatment, surgery wasn’t recommended either, it was bad,  I just fed my girl whatever she wanted, I cooked her a variety, just to get her to eat, but in the end, she refused all food. 
Linda *Mom to two boxer angels* Lily {White Girl} 6/22/09 - 10/14/19  ** Ginger {Flashy Fawn Girl} 6/4/97 - 5/28/09
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