Monthly Archives: October 2010

Saturday, 30 Oct 2010

(Janice)  We all enjoyed the visit from Karen and Bethany today – thanks SO much for making that effort and hope the 4ish-hr drive home went well tonight!  🙂 Karis was awake and perked right up when we arrived to … Continue reading

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Fri. Oct. 29, 2010

(Debbie) I just talked with Jan, who says they were able to get a new PICC line into the same place in Karis’s neck, and able to get a peripheral line in also, needed because of the number of antibiotics … Continue reading

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Friday, 29 Oct 2010

(Janice)  Karis’s knee has continued to heal, but by supper time yesterday (after spending most of the day in Clinic, since the doctors were tied up in surgery), Karis was showing symptoms of distress – not responding to questions, not … Continue reading

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Wed, 27 Oct 2010

(Janice)  The second antibiotic used at the hospital had the needed effect and Karis’s knee is looking much better.  She was released from the hospital yesterday in time to get a good workout in PT and enjoy the evening with … Continue reading

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Monday, 25 Oct 2010

(Janice)  Karis was admitted to the hospital from the infusion center yesterday (Sun) due to infection in her knee.  She started experiencing pain and redness on Friday evening, after a good PT workout and walk that afternoon.  There was no … Continue reading

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Saturday, 23 Oct 2010

(Janice) Karis has continued with daily trips to 7 West (labwork and infusions), but was allowed to stay home today!  She’s enjoyed sleeping in after a full week and several late nights.  A biopsy was taken yesterday, but we didn’t … Continue reading

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Wed. Oct. 20, 2010

Dave and I are at the airport in Newark waiting to board the plane for São Paulo, after passing the “Karis Care” baton to my sister Jan.  Karis spent a long day at 7 West but in general her blood … Continue reading

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