Monthly Archives: October 2008

Home again, home again

She’s back home.  If you think I sound like a broken record, just think how Madison feels.  Her nausea resolved itself overnight on Saturday, and she was discharged around 2pm Sunday.  She got home exhausted and starving, so we gave … Continue reading

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An ongoing, painful recovery

Madison is miserable.  She has not been able to keep anything down for several days.  They continue to administer IV fluids, which helps, but she is perpetually hungry.  We’ve tried a couple of different anti-nausea medications with no results.  After … Continue reading

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If it isn’t one thing, it’s another…

Well, the good news is that her shunt is working fine.  But don’t go thinking that just because Madison’s shunt is working fine that she can’t get herself hospitalized.  Quite the contrary.   She woke up this morning in a … Continue reading

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Madison comes back home

Madison was discharged and we were able to bring her home today.  Her MRI looked good, and the catheter looks like it is working.  She was in a great mood all day, and she spent the day hanging around the … Continue reading

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Another surgery in the books

Nine surgeries completed.  I think if she has one more, she gets a free gift card or something.   The end of another long day, yet this might have been the fastest surgery every.  As I mentioned previously, we handed … Continue reading

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Madison continues to struggle

Madison took a real turn for the worse overnight, and right now she is not doing well.  When I left the hospital last night (Julie stayed), her eyes were still crossed, but her mood was dramatically better than it had … Continue reading

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Back to the ER; more surgery

On Sunday night, Madison started to throw up again.  By Monday, she was not able to keep anything down again.  We took her to the pediatrician’s, and he determined there was no reason for her condition other than a suspected … Continue reading

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