As I published the last post, the phone rang. Kim called to let us know she and Lee were called by Evelyn. Apparently the radiation treatment didn’t happen because “she was lacking something” (this according to Evelyn). She was also reporting yogurt being fed into her veins. Hummm… she must be on some good drugsContinue reading “And yet another development…”
Daily Archives: January 28, 2010
Ace up their sleeve?
The doctors pulled out a different card today, kind of the last resort. Her spleen is apparently still enlarging and could possibly rupture. Radiation might help slow things down. Like with cancer radiation can help shrink things to a more reasonable size. Evelyn is not a candidate for surgery, certain death on the table. IfContinue reading “Ace up their sleeve?”
Just received phone call from Kim. Evelyn is heading down hill rapidly. No good. I’m heading to Eugene to meet up with everyone-
ICU deja vu
Being back in ICU with Evelyn is all too familiar. We are already seeing the same nurses from five months ago & the trip down the hallway isn’t as disconcerting as the initial visit. Evelyn looked much better Wednesday afternoon. The lasix (diuretic) had removed an enormous amount of excess fluid, her stomach area wasContinue reading “ICU deja vu”