Thursday, December 17, 2009

Evening Update

11:00 p.m.

So, Alison finally had the fluid tap done at 8:30 p.m.-six and a half hours late-ugh!! We returned to her room around 10:00 p.m. The doctor drained 1,000 cc's of fluid from her left side, 350 from the right, 650 from her abdomen and left a drain in her abdomen, which has already drained another 450 cc's. The abdominal drain has been very painful for Alison. The doctor indicated that he had a hard time draining the fluid from the right side. He said it was loculated, which means encased. We're not sure what Dr. Emre will say about that-hopefully not another drain. Alison was able to eat when she returned to her room-yeah!! Please pray that the pain from the abdominal drain will subside and that Alison and mom will be able to get some rest tonight.
Until tomorrow,
Karen and Joe

4 comments:

  1. Thinking good thoughts and sending lots of prayers as this rollercoaster ride continues. I hope you had a restful night and today brings good results with lessening pain. Sending hugs.
    Barb

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  2. Here's hoping for a "short" 7 day visit that will take you home on Christmas Eve to be with your familiy, Alison. Hang in there. We are thinking of you - 3 Moores and a Lamb

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  3. Always thinking of you all. Alison, you're once again...AMAZING!! I have to say you're the strongest person I know! We will continue to send good wishes your way and hope that all the pain subsides...soon! Hang in there kiddo!

    Cindy and Alyssa xoxo

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