Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Even the Strong Get Tired

July 30, 2012:

        Over the last few weeks Sy's social calendar hasn't slowed down. A few weeks ago he was asked to throw out the first pitch at San Jose Municipal Stadium for an Adult Men's League All Star Game. Although he was quiet and not so energized he threw a strike to the plate and even showed a few smiles when talking about all the movies he has seen lately.
         This last weekend Sy was in celebrity mode again at the Guerrero/Aydin fight. Sy enjoyed some shopping with his friend Sam Garcia where he of course came back with more legos. After relaxing for a few hours, it was dinner time. After eating some appetizers...the excitement from the day caught up to Sy. Because the food took longer then expected Sy returned the the hotel room to get more rest and relaxation with a movie while waiting for food to be delivered. Sy rested and returned to fighting mode the next day where he cheered on his boxing family.

Matt and Veronica can now see the exhaustion from Cancer really kicking in. Monday Sy's nurse came to do his weekly labs but even his nurse noticed his quiet disconnected grumpy demeanor. As soon as the nurse left Veronica said to Sy, maybe you should go lay down some more and without hesitation he went and fell asleep before his head even hit the pillow. At this point, Matt and Veronica feel like they can see the cancer starting to take over. We have to remember that although we see Sy as this amazingly strong fighter that he too gets tired. Sy isn't giving up and neither is anyone else. He is a fighter and with continued prayers his fight will continue.