None of which I am prepared to really dwell on right now, so I'll give you the basic rundown:
Kidney is a big problem. Likely, he'll lose it. We don't know when. There are not many other options either and even though the cancer treatment and not the cancer itself (which is "gone" according to scans) is responsible for the kidney problems that he has now, the feeling is that treating kidney problems and even replacing a kidney if necessary is still easier than worrying about the cancer coming back. Easily more treatable.
I can certainly accept that. We just feel like we're choosing our poison here.
We have other issues as well. Calcium is low; potassium is high. Guess what has lots of potassium, even more than bananas: yes folks, avocados. And raisins too. Avocado has been a favorite over the past week. I was so excited because he needed that healthy fat. And he'd eat almost a half of the fruit. Probably more if I let him. As for low calcium, he doesn't drink milk. Ever. He loves yogurt and enjoys cheese, and I thought that was enough...maybe a calcium supplement? I'll ask some people who know about this stuff.
Anyhow, going to bed. Maybe I'll talk a bit more about this later.