Then: “I know it’s Christmas Eve, but we need you to fly home. Now.” “Your creatinine is still increasing. We are scheduling your catheter placement tomorrow.” “Your creatinine is STILL increasing. You don’t have time to heal for 6 weeks before starting dialysis. Your starting two days after surgery. The only center that can train you is in Aurora. Be… 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 »
I ordered solid food for Jamey and then headed downstairs to walk with Ryan. When I got back to Jamey’s room his tray was clean! He is using his hands better. He still doesn’t have feeling in them — but it seems he fed himself a tray of food. ?
Friday was worse 🙁 Jamey meets with his dialysis nurses and nephrologist every two weeks. Yesterday was a doctor day. Unfortunately, we had a very chaotic day and I was unable to secure a sitter for the appointment. I ended up sitting in the car with the girls while Jamey was at his appointment (hour and a half). Then when he… Read more »
So, what’s new with us? Well, the girls are out of school! This fall Abby will be heading into 4th grade and Hb into 2nd. This is the time of year that my work really steps up. AVA is adding an 8th grade this year. So I have to add all of the new teachers and classes to the… Read more »
Yup, the picture pretty much says it all. A sleepless night and an exhausted man. Today we ventured downtown to Presbyterian/St. Luke’s. We met a new surgeon. We liked him a lot. We could hear him with another patient before he got to us and he just gave us a great feeling overall. He listened to all of our questions and… Read more »
J started today with a blood test. It wasn’t stat so we won’t know the results until hopefully tomorrow. He is feeling pretty good. The only complaint is that he gets tired pretty easy. It is very common lately for him to take a nap in the middle of the day. He actually felt good enough yesterday to spend some… Read more »