Monthly Archives: July 2010

Saturday update

One more night in the hospital. The docs didn’t want to give Nan the new antibiotic on the same day as her Remicade, since they are pretty harsh on the system. Also didn’t want to give new antibiotics on the … Continue reading

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Friday update

Natalie just had her first Remicade infusion with no reaction. Dr. isn’t sure if we’ll go home tomorrow or Sunday – depends on her appetite and whether she’s eating enough to take her off the IV nutrients. Possibly Saturday, if … Continue reading

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We had such a good day today- C/T scan came back showing the abcess was gone! They removed the drain in her side and tomorrow will start her on a new med for the Crohn’s. If there isn’t any reaction … Continue reading

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Update on Natalie

First of all, thank you so much for all your lovely comments and for keeping us close in your thoughts and prayers. When I do manage to sneak a few minutes on the computer in the Family Resource Room, my … Continue reading

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Let Evening Come by Jane Kenyon

Let the light of late afternoon shine through chinks in the barn, moving up the bales as the sun moves down. Let the crickets take up chafing as a woman takes up her needles and her yarn. Let evening come. … Continue reading

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Quick update

The docs drained Natalie’s abcess today during a C/T procedure and left in a drainage tube and bag. She had an abcess the size of a golf ball near the site of her Crohn’s inflammation. Game plan is to get … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday – July 26, 2010

Mailbox Monday is a weekly meme hosted by Printed Page. If you’re eager to tell the rest of the book blogging world about the wonderful books you’ve received this week, click over and share your link. Fragile by Lisa Unger … Continue reading

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More prayers needed

Natalie and I are back down in Spokane at Sacred Heart Hospital – she spiked a fever this morning and her abdominal pain was worse. They did a C/T scan and found an abcess; she’s on heavy-duty antibiotics and morphine … Continue reading

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