Monthly Archives: December 2011

Sat. Dec. 31, 2011 Happy New Year, everyone!

We thought Karis would have an endoscopy yesterday morning to determine the source of bleeding in her intestine, but Thurs. evening/night she stopped bleeding so they didn’t do it.  Unfortunately, during the afternoon yesterday she started bleeding again, more heavily … Continue reading

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Thurs. Dec. 29, 2011 Happy Birthday (yesterday) EJ and Joel!

Karis was much more awake and alert today, happy to see the doctor so she could ask whether she could go home today (it’s become part of her daily routine).  She’s weaning herself off of her pain medicine and it … Continue reading

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Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011

Karis had a couple of adventures today.  When I arrived this morning she was bleeding from her stoma.  They think it’s because her platelet count was very low and her INR was high.  They gave her cryo to stop the … Continue reading

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Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011 Merry Christmas!

Karis wasn’t able to come home for Christmas so we took Christmas to her.  We were able to use the lounge down the hall from her room and had a lovely family time all together.  Her nurse worked hard to … Continue reading

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Thurs. Dec. 22, 2011

It’s not a clear yes, but it’s not a clear no, either: we have to wait one more day to find out whether Karis can come home for Christmas.  Dr. Cruz decided to do her repeat biopsy today rather than … Continue reading

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Dec. 20, 2011 I forgot to say, Happy Birthday, Becky!!!

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Tues. Dec. 20, 2011

Yesterday Karis’s ileoscope and biopsies were repeated, and we were hopeful that they would be better and she could go home today.  Finally this afternoon we were told that her biopsies were not better: she’s been “upgraded” from mild rejection … Continue reading

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