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September 20, 2022

At the hospital today, the doctor gave us a big surprise. Marlon is done treatment!!!! We thought we had until December and arrived today for an LP but when the doctor looked at his chart, he was surprised to note treatment is done. No more chemo!! We both cried when we got the news, actually, I was crying and laughing.  Marlon's eyes welled up with tears as the shock of it crept in.  When he could speak, he said 'Finally!' While his everyday life has seemed almost normal with improved energy levels, the daily pills and monthly visits often left him feeling pretty bad. Apparently, his counts will still be checked monthly so he's not done with the hospital yet. Marlon was diagnosed with leukemia on August 31, 2020.  We were told treatment would be complete in December.  I have been counting down the months for the past couple.  Before today it was only four more hospital treatments with two Lumbar Punctures. Over the past while Marlon has been learning to trust in his bo