Category Archives: Pneumonia

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

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Waiting for Bronchoscopy Results; WBRT Resumed

Yesterday, Tuesday, Lisa had a successful bronchoscopy. They were able to get several samples from her lungs to analyze. The samples were sent out for various tests and we should have the first results back tomorrow. In the meantime, she … Continue reading

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Next Up, Bronchoscopy

Lisa is still in the hospital being treated for pneumonia and will most likely be there all week. She has been on intravenous and oral antibiotics since Friday night. Although she is feeling somewhat better, her oxygen levels are still … Continue reading

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What’s the Number for 911?

On Wednesday, after Lisa’s whole brain radiation treatment (WBRT), she went to the infusion unit for her scheduled Herceptin treatment. Herceptin is an injection that is used to treat her type of breast cancer. As always, in the preliminaries to … Continue reading

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