Monthly Archives: March 2012

Back on Track!

Happy spring everyone! This is just a quick note to let you know that Lisa’s recovery is back on track! The pneumonia has cleared up and she’s off antibiotics. Her GI system has recovered and her eating habits are back … Continue reading

Posted in Recovery, T-DM1 & Systemic Treatment | 4 Comments

Home Again, Home Again, Home Again

For the third time in two months, Lisa has returned home from a multi-day hospital stay. The latest visit was due to her intestines “being lazy” as one doctor put it. Her bowels are not 100% back to normal, but … Continue reading

Posted in Ileus | 8 Comments

WBRT – 14 Down, 0 to Go!

Lisa’s whole brain radiation therapy has ended! She had her fourteenth treatment today and you can only imagine how glad she is for it to be over. She no longer has to go into the treatment room with the robotic … Continue reading

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Another Bump on Recovery Road

Yesterday, after a four-day home stay, Lisa was once again admitted to the hospital. This time it was for ileus, which is commonly called a bowel obstruction. There is a short section of her small intestines where normal peristalsis is … Continue reading

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Back Home Again!

After a six-day stay in the hospital Lisa is back home! We arrived home around 6:30 PM on Thursday having driven for an hour and a half through the tail end of a 24-hour snowstorm. Lisa was taken off of … Continue reading

Posted in Pneumonia | 4 Comments