Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Ali Update

Alison is off the ventilator...good.

Alison still has two chest tubes...bad.

Alison realizes she has chest tubes and wants to pull them out...bad.

Alison's surgeon thinks everything looks great and wants to discharge her on Saturday...good.

Alison will have to have IV antibiotics for 10 days to 2 weeks after discharge...bad.

Alison's mommy and daddy will have to give them to her twice a day....really bad.

Alison is on pain medication....very very good.

Alison became combatative and loopy last night because of a medication she was overly sensitive to...bad.

Alison's doctor changed the medication and she received a dose of happy juice that ended her three and a half hour tirade....very very unbelievably good.

Alison soon gets to come home and be with her mommy, daddy, and big brother..........out of this world good.

Alison's mommy has the best friends in the world who pray for a little girl they may have never seen in person......also out of this world good.


Robyn said...

I'm so, so relieved and happy for you, sister. I'll call you later.

StarvingWriteNow said...

You are hereby allowed, should your little girl protest taking her meds, to invoke the following threat: "Take your medicine, honey, or I'll call your Mean Aunt Elizabeth and she'll come give it to you. You don't want me to call MEAN--AUNT--ELIZABETH, do you?"

Works every time.

Seriously, though, I'm so glad you're all pulling through.

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Missie said...

Thanks. There is much relief flowing here, too.

She has to take some nastay medicine and we have to hold her down to get it in her. I am sooo calling you.

Barb, if that is your real name...I have never met you, you are a phony baloney, please don't come back here. Thanks.