Monthly Archives: January 2012

Smooth Recovery

I can’t believe that a week has gone by since Lisa came home from the hospital. So far, her recover is smooth and she is doing great. Everyday she gets stronger and more like herself. Everyday she can walk a … Continue reading

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The New Mattress

Thank you everyone for all your prayers, positive thoughts, and healing energies you have been sending Lisa’s way. They must be working because Lisa is out of the hospital and recovering at home. She is still very weak and bit … Continue reading

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Next Goal Accomplished!

As you know from my previous pithy post, Lisa was presented her promenade papers! After a five hour brain surgery, six days in the ICU, and two days in the Neurological Unit, we wheeled Lisa out of MGH and headed for … Continue reading

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Going Home!

Lisa is going home today! More later… The discharge nurses just showed up!

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ICU: Day 6, The Escape

When they clamped the EVD (External Ventricular Drain) yesterday, they also took a CT scan of Lisa’s brain. (They actually have a portable CT scanner just for the head that they brought into the room. Who knew they had these … Continue reading

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ICU: Day 5

Lisa was up in a chair today for several hours and was eating a regular diet. I sound like a broken record, but she will probably move out of the ICU tomorrow. The reason for the delay is because she … Continue reading

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ICU: Day 3 – 4

Thank you all for your prayers and words of support Monday, January 16, 2012, 3:30 PM Lisa’s condition continues to improve as the hours pass. She can talk in a soft voice and stay awake for a few minutes at … Continue reading

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