Monthly Archives: November 2013

Thurs. Nov. 21, 2013

We’re going home!!!   Day off tomorrow; back to 7 West Sat. Advertisements

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Wed. Nov. 20, 2013 Happy Birthday, Sarah J!

Karis is still in the hospital.  She did have her MRI, but in the flurry over a fall this morning, we forgot to ask about the results when Dr. Sogawa rounded.  Karis lost her balance and has a new collection … Continue reading

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Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 Happy Anniversary (yesterday), Valerie and Cesar! Happy Birthday, Tissy!

I hoped to tell you that Karis would be going home today, but we’ve run into the problem that a trial of oral Zofran (for nausea) and Dilaudid (for pain) was not successful.  They’re checking into whether Karis can have … Continue reading

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Thurs. Nov. 14, 2013

Karis is definitely better: no more fever, more energy, able to walk around the whole unit today, and (fortified by IV Zofran) about to try eating some lunch.  Encouraging!

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Pittsburgh, Nov. 12, 2013

Thank you, Jonathan!

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Wed. Nov. 13, 2013 Happy Birthday, Linda K and Danno!

It’s a gorgeous day in Pittsburgh–warm sunshine dazzling what’s left of the snow.  Karis’s hospital room has a huge picture window which gives her a wonderful view of bright blue sky. Blood cultures were positive today for gram negative infection, … Continue reading

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013 Remembering my dad, who went Home 5 years ago today. Happy Birthday to Suzanne and Brian W. Belated Happy Birthday to Shari, Barb J., and Katie V.!

We woke this morning to the first snowfall of the season, and enjoyed its beauty as we drove to the hospital.  Karis is being admitted to room 65 on 12 North.  Severe nausea, vomiting, and pain started yesterday, but after … Continue reading

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