Monthly Archives: April 2012

Fri. April 27, 2012 Happy Birthday (yesterday), Battle!

Karis was released from the hospital late yesterday afternoon.  She will be treated with IV antibiotics for ten more days at home.  She still prefers to spend most of her time resting or sleeping, but is very happy to be … Continue reading

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Wed. April 25, 2012 Grieving for our friend and Brazilian missionary colleague, Ary Velloso, who went Home this morning

Karis is doing well; in fact, if her labs are good tomorrow, Dr. Costa says she can go home and continue antibiotics there.  Yesterday he was saying a week in the hospital . . . so I guess he’s impressed … Continue reading

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Tues. April 24, 2012 Happy Birthday, Claire! Happy Birthday week, Abigail and Timmy!

Last night Karis was admitted to 11 N with what appears from the x-ray to be pneumonia. The x-ray was taken at clinic yesterday because Karis had been feeling a bit short of breath and with some pain in her … Continue reading

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Tues. April 17, 2012 Belated Happy Birthday to Jessica! Happy Birthday tomorrow to Carol and Thursday to Rachel!

Karis is sitting on our back porch wrapped up in blankets enjoying a lovely spring evening.  We are so grateful that she’s still home, since over the weekend we came close to having to put her back in the hospital … Continue reading

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Tues. April 10, 2012

Still home . . . every day is a gift.  But not much time for writing updates. Karis had a lovely Easter.  So grateful she was able to participate in services, catch up a bit with friends, enjoy dinner with … Continue reading

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Good Friday, April 6, 2012 Home!

Karis is HOME! More soon

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Thurs. noon, April 5, 2012

Dr. “Hero” just came by on rounds and actually sat down to talk with me about his concerns regarding Karis going home.  She is feeling much better (no longer nauseous so she’s eating again), and her lab values and blood … Continue reading

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