An ultrasound showed that the IV central line on the side her neck through which she was getting all IV medications and transfusions had a blood clot. Today they removed that central line and put a PICC line in her right arm. She used to have a PICC line in the left arm, which was removed in July. They… Read More ICU Day 17 -Another line in the arm
Phase 3 started on July 11th 2016 and things are going great till now. This phase has chemos on Day 1, 2, 11, 21, 22, 31, and 41. As the chemos as essentially 10 days apart our thinking is she will not drop her counts too low and feel beaten; there is enough time between the… Read More Phase 3 has an easy start
The other day Rachana and I were talking about how the medical field is mostly against usual conventions. Receiving a negative result is welcomed. You never want to hear a Dr. say ‘See you soon’. A hospital is a business that thrives when it does not have repeat customers. So, the spinal fluid results are back… Read More Day 7 – Spinal tap was negative; which is a big positive!