This is a late post. Last week, the day we came home from the hospital, I cleaned all traces of dialysis out of our bedroom. Jamey walked in the house, hugged the girls, and then went straight to our shower. I cleaned out every bit of dialysis supplies while he was in the bathroom. I wanted him to see his… Read more »
I mentioned last week that Jamey has to attend Clinic twice a week for the next several weeks. Today was our second visit to Clinic (or the hospital lab and transplant office). I asked him this weekend how he was feeling — and the feeling was its a long time between Friday and Tuesday when you are wondering if your… Read more »
Jamey’s immune system is shut down almost completely for the next couple months. This helps his body not attack the new kidney. The immunosuppressants will be relaxed a bit around October. We know everyone wants to see him. Hug him. Shake his hand. Please know he is missing this contact too. We are doing everything we can to limit his contact… Read more »
Last night I did something I haven’t done since Christmas Eve. I silenced my phone while we slept. We are no longer waiting on a call about a kidney. It was lovely. ? Jamey slept pretty well in between taking pain meds and peeing. Our nurses/doctor told him that the crazy amount of urine will regulate in a couple months.
It was a good morning. Jamey finally has feeling in both hands and fingers!! His creatinine is down a bit more to 1.2. Our transplant team all stopped by today. We were updated and quizzed – and quizzed some more. Our first clinic visit is on Friday. Heading HOME!! Jamey listening to instruction about meds, labs, and clinic visits from… Read more »