Monthly Archives: November 2011

Home from Pennslyvania

Tuesday, Nov 22nd Michele was discharged from the hospital on Sunday, but was not able to travel home until Monday. The doctor wanted her to stay in bed another day, but we decided to drive home on Monday so she … Continue reading

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Discharged from the hospital (Sunday) Michele was discharged from the hospital around 2:30 pm. She has to take it easy for a couple days. Her doctor wouldn’t let her travel home and thought it would be better if we go … Continue reading

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Friday night

It’s been a long day. Michele is allergic to the foley catheter and developed a bad rash, which was swollen and painful. She cried most of the day from the discomfort. They tried different powders and ended up putting bandage … Continue reading

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treatment update

Thursday, November 17th Michele had a rough day today, but they told us this would be a bad day. She was uncomfortable and couldn’t rest. Her potassium levels were down, but they have pills for everything. She was feeling down … Continue reading

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Tuesday, November 15th Michele finished the first day of ketamine. They count the time from when the ketamine was increased to 40mg per hour (the maximum allowed), which was 10:00 pm on Monday. So she has four more days to … Continue reading

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Ketamine infusion They started Michele on the ketamine around 5:00pm. They kept increasing the amount, but are now at the required dose. She will have a continuous IV of ketamine for five days. ¬†She is doing well. She has discomfort … Continue reading

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Hahnemann Hospital

Michele is in the operating room having a port catheter inserted. The port will make it easier for them to give her the ketamine. We will be back and forth to PA for future booster ketamine infusions. After this she … Continue reading

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update

Hello! My parents and I arrived in Philadelphia late last night. I had a rough time in the car because it is such a long drive and was sick most of the way. I am now relaxing in the hotel … Continue reading

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