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We are getting tired of repeating things…

Well, 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 took tissue … Continue reading

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Is this a day off?

Monday we had no dialysis to do. It is a skip day. Instead we went to the hospital so Carly could get an EGD done. She has this procedure done every 3 months to prevent blood loss in her stomach. … Continue reading

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We’re Almost Done!!!

Today we are back to school and using the whole machine. Carly and I both don’t feel up to this. John came home last night with a stomach bug so we quarantined him in his room; but today we both … Continue reading

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Dialysis School — W4D3

Today is Wednesday and we are back in dialysis school. I took off Monday for the holiday and stayed at my home in Tulsa. Yesterday we came and had a good class. I was able to start her treatment and … Continue reading

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Just more of the same–W3D4

Got up early to start all over again today; were there early and set up with no problems. Set up the equipment to stick Carly and Jo came in to make sure I did not need help.  I got the needles … Continue reading

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Dialysis School–W3D2 Feeling sick

Today started out a bit off because Carly was feeling sick.  Her blood pressure was low and her oxygen saturation was low.  I put her back on oxygen and had her raise her legs and feet.  After a few minutes, … Continue reading

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Dialysis School–Day Three

Today was day three of school.  We got up and actually got to class early today.  I sat down in my chair and there was this machine just waiting for me!  Jo, our instructor, had me complete the set-up all … Continue reading

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Today we are in school!

This is the first day of our learning how to do home dialysis. Hopefully, doing dialysis at home will be easier and better for my daughter. She still has a port-a-Cath in her right chest due to having her fistula … Continue reading

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Hopefully the end of this chapter

Today is Thursday and my daughter is still in the hospital. She received her dialysis this morning and while there was seen by her kidney Doctor, her liver Doctor, and her admitting Doctor. All three said she could be discharged … Continue reading

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This Story Gets Crazy!

The story continues. My daughter spent Monday night in the ER. She finally was admitted to a room around 10am. She received her dialysis and 2 units of blood then went to her room and finally went to sleep. That … Continue reading

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