Monthly Archives: September 2012

Friday, Sept. 28, 2012 Happy Birthday, Stephanie!

Yesterday morning at clinic Karis felt short of breath and was statting a bit low, so they put her on oxygen and ordered a chest CT which showed she had fluid both inside and around her lungs.  Fortunately she felt … Continue reading

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Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012 Happy Anniversary yesterday, EJ and Danno! Missing you, Carrie Lee.

I was asked to update the “transplant timeline” link.  That required reading back through the blog since 2010–what a journey!  And what a testimony to God’s faithfulness, and yours!  Thank you for all of your prayers and your encouraging notes … Continue reading

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Mon. Sept. 10, 2012 Happy Birthday, Jonathan E.! Belated Happy Birthday, Becky and Josiah W.!

Good news–Dr. Costa just came by to say Karis can go home and continue antibiotic treatment there (12 more days)!  Hurrah!

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Friday evening, Sept. 7, 2012 Happy Independence Day, Brazil!

Karis is being hospitalized (on 12 N) due to positive blood cultures.  Dr. Costa reversed his earlier decision to treat her at home.  Yes, we are bummed.

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Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012

Clinic was a bit sobering today for a couple of reasons.  Karis hadn’t mentioned even to me that the roof of her mouth has been hurting for several weeks.  When she told Dr. Costa, of course he looked at it … Continue reading

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Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012 Happy Birthday tomorrow, Ashley Wegner!

Karis unexpectedly spent the day at the hospital.  When the home care nurse came to draw her blood, she couldn’t get any return from Karis’s central line.  Tried all the tricks short of Karis standing on her head, but–nothing.  Long … Continue reading

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