Category Archives: Week 1

End of Day 6 Recovery

Hi all, Mom had a hard day. We didn’t expect it, but her intuition was right. As always. She just didn’t feel confident about leaving the hospital and I’m glad we didn’t. We are having a hard time adjusting her … Continue reading

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Day 6 of Recovery

Well, mom has decided to stay in the hospital another day. And it’s probably best. She has experienced nausea today and we think it’s related to the pain medication they put on yesterday after the epidural was removed. It’s nothing … Continue reading

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Day 5 of Recovery

Mom had an amazing and productive day. She had the epidural removed, catheter removed and pulse oxygen monitor removed. She had a difficult time transitioning from the epidural to percocet, but I think the nurses have her pain under control. … Continue reading

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Night 5 of Recovery Update

Mom had an okay night last night. It was a little restless for some reason. She didn’t sleep as well as the night before, but she was running a fever (101.9). They took vitals several times to make sure her … Continue reading

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Dinner with mom…

Well, not really. We are eating in the hall while mom sleeps. Sarah made some awesome soup! Kale and sausage. Super yummy… Or as pop said: “Gooder then hell soup.” Mom is doing great. She is doing one (sleeping) of … Continue reading

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Entertaining ourselves at the hospital

Who says you can’t have fun at a hospital?

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Day 4 of Recovery

Dr. Dodson came in today at 9:30am to let us know that the pathology report had not yet arrived. He said if he didn’t get it by noon today, it wouldn’t come until Monday or Tuesday. He said if he … Continue reading

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Night 4 of Recovery Update

Just getting caught up on today’s updates: I sent this text out to family this morning at 8:25am: Morning. Mom had another great night. No pain so the epidural is doing its job. Lots of gas passing. 🙂 She was … Continue reading

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Day 3 of Recovery Update

Hi all, Mom had a great day overall. She received a blood transfusion this morning with no complications. Her color quickly came back and her energy picked up – we also noticed her heart rate level out. She also had … Continue reading

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Morning 3. Doing good!!

Thank you Josie and Jecca for spending the night!! You’re the best! This is a text update Josie sent this morning: “Mom had a good night. Jec and I were concerned about her heart rate going up and down and … Continue reading

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