Category Archives: Family

Carly’s journey continues…

Search AmazonProduct SearchCarly has done remarkably well since waking from her medically induced coma.  She had terrible confusion and panic when she first woke up and it caused us much concern, however, she is tough and worked through the confusion … Continue reading

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We are getting tired of repeating things…

Search AmazonProduct SearchWell, Carly has been back in the hospital all this week. I felt bad because I had to be in Tulsa for my own doctor appointments Tuesday and Wednesday. On Tuesday, she had a colonoscopy where Dr. Patel … Continue reading

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A guest post from my daughter!

Search AmazonProduct SearchMy daughter is also a blogger and a very good writer.  I asked her to provide me with a post from her point of view since I blog about her and her illness all the time.  I hope … Continue reading

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Nothing new, nothing has changed…

Search AmazonProduct SearchI was so hopeful that with the advent of a new year, things would begin to change for my daughter.  That hope was for naught, it appears.  Nothing has changed.  All we get is more of the same. … Continue reading

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It’s a New Year…and better, I hope!

Search AmazonProduct SearchSince last I posted, lots has happened.  First, let me wish everyone a Happy New Year. Carly ended up in ICU right before Christmas.  They put her on continuous dialysis to try to pull off all the excess … Continue reading

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It’s almost Christmas!

Search AmazonProduct SearchSorry for the long pause between posts.  It’s almost Christmas and there has been lots of activity at this household.  Carly continues to spiral up and down healthwise.  She had another bout with low potassium but that is … Continue reading

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Isn’t it amazing?

Search AmazonProduct SearchIsn’t it amazing that we have performed home dialysis for the last 3 days now and we have almost got Carly down to her dry weight.  A week in the hospital with daily dialysis in the Acute Unit … Continue reading

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We are back to square one, it seems!

Search AmazonProduct SearchToday is Black Friday and the day after Thanksgiving.  Carly was released from the hospital after a full week inpatient on Wednesday night at 7:30PM.  She came home and fell into her bed exhausted.  It seems she still … Continue reading

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She’s back in the hospital again!

Search AmazonProduct SearchWell,  after spending all of Thursday day and all of Thursday night/Friday morning in the ER, Carly was finally admitted back in the hospital early Friday morning.  She was not amused.  They don’t feed you in the ER, … Continue reading

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Back on the roller coaster!

Search AmazonProduct SearchWell, I should have known not to be making plans.  We are now back on the roller coaster that is Carly’s illness.  Today, she went to the lab at the hospital and had her blood work done as … Continue reading

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