Monthly Archives: August 2010

Aug. 31, 2010 Please pray for Carissa, who is in surgery this morning.

Carissa came through her surgery well! Angie has come SO CLOSE to getting out of the hospital, but keeps having complications. Karis is doing better!  Though she is seriously fatigued, last night for the first time in 2 1/2 weeks … Continue reading

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Wed. Aug. 25, 2010 Happy birthday Ben, Angela, and Ted!

We’re happy!  Creatinine came down enough that we don’t have to go to clinic tomorrow!  Hurrah!!  Just have to continue with IV fluids.  Thanks for your prayers!

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Monday, Aug. 23, 2010

Saw Dr. Kareem in clinic today.  He decided Karis can walk again (nice, since she already has been, since Saturday!).  It makes everyone’s life so much easier.  Her creatinine level  was a bit higher than Thursday, despite daily fluids.  Dr. … Continue reading

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Sat. Aug. 21, 2010 Happy Birthday, Jim!!

We have just switched all of the family phone numbers to Pittsburgh!  The new cell phone numbers are listed under Contacts.

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Thurs. Aug. 19, 2010

Karis got out of clinic today in time to spend three hours on a family outing to the zoo before it closed at 6, something we haven’t done for years even though it’s just a mile from our apartment.  Favorites … Continue reading

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Aug. 17, 2010 Belated Happy Birthday to Marge

Thank you to everyone for your birthday greetings yesterday.  One gift was that for the first time in many weeks, Karis’s creatinine level was normal!!  I didn’t know whether we would ever see that again.  It truly feels like an … Continue reading

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Sunday, Aug. 15, 2010

Karis came home from the hospital yesterday afternoon and we’re learning how to help her do things without bending her knee (afraid the stitches might pop); continuing IV antibiotics at home.  We have the day off today and return to … Continue reading

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