Monthly Archives: December 2012

3rd day of Christmas, 2012

Sorry I’ve been so out of touch.  Things have been crazy busy and I haven’t managed to take time to be online.  Since the last time I posted, Karis went with me and Dave, Dan, and Rachel (and about 25 … Continue reading

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Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 Happy Birthday, Sarah K! (yesterday)

Well, Karis’s lungs did not tolerate the kidney treatment, nor did the kidneys improve; in fact, the numbers are worse.  Dr. Costa repeated the CT of the lungs today because of Karis’s symptoms, and they were significantly worse.  He consulted … Continue reading

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Thurs. Dec. 13, 2012 Happy Birthday, Nathan (yesterday)! Happy Birthday, Michelle R.!

Karis spent much of the day in 7W.  Her lungs are better; her kidneys a little bit worse.  We will cautiously treat her kidneys and hope that her lungs tolerate it.  We’ve been having trouble controlling her blood pressure, even … Continue reading

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Wed. Dec. 12, 2012 Helen Ruth Elliott Nov. 23, 1926-Dec. 12, 2012

About 7 hours ago, Mom was released into Joy. We don’t know yet when her memorial service will take place.

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Tuesday, Dec.11, 2012 Happy Birthday, Luciene!

We are celebrating our friend (Valerie’s mother-in-law) Luciene’s birthday with extra joy today because of God’s protection of her life in the car accident.  If you would like to write a birthday greeting to her, respond to this post and … Continue reading

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Sat. Dec. 8, 2012 Happy birthday, Elaine! (tomorrow)

Karis is home!  Dr. Costa let her come home on oxygen and two IV antibiotics twice a day in addition to her normal stuff.  We’re busy getting organized, but very happy!  We’ll return to 7W for a check-up on Monday.

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Oh no!

I was thinking about the four girls and forgot to say that Gary’s mom, Lin, also helped us celebrate Ashley’s birthday!  We are so happy that Gary is well enough now to be on the floor, right next to Crysta. … Continue reading

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