Monthly Archives: March 2012

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Karis is doing well and continues on track for coming home on Friday.  We’re excited! Advertisements

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Saturday evening, March 17, 2012

Dave is back from Colombia and spent part of his birthday today cheering Karis as she walked down the hallway of the rehab unit (using a walker and with support of a therapist).  She has made so much progress–we are … Continue reading

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Tuesday evening, March 13, 2012

Karis is doing well, better than any time since being hospitalized 3 months ago.  She’s been telling me about her accomplishments in PT and OT.  Perhaps tomorrow I will come in so I can watch what she’s learning to do. … Continue reading

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Friday evening, March 9, 2012

As Karis completes her 13th week in the hospital, we are so grateful that she is still with us and making good progress in rehab.  Every Friday morning the rehab staff evaluates the patients.  They called me to say they … Continue reading

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Tuesday evening, March 6, 2012

It seems that some bumps in the transition to rehab have smoothed out and Karis is doing amazingly well after a very full day that started at 5 a.m. and included four hours of therapy (five were scheduled but one … Continue reading

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Monday, March 5, 2012

This afternoon Karis moved from 11 North (transplant unit) to 11 East (Rehab).  It’s an exciting step forward, but has its own challenges, including understandable trepidation about moving to a new environment, into the care of people she doesn’t know, … Continue reading

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Friday afternoon, March 2, 2012

A doctor from the rehab unit just came to examine Karis and has declared her ready to transfer to the rehab floor early next week, whenever there is a bed available.  It was so fun to watch her today working … Continue reading

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