Thursday, August 30, 2007

Snack and a Nap

Kate had her morning snack and is now taking a quick nap....she must have been pretty tired because she didn't even get her bib off. Her liver and kidney numbers are continuing to come down and the platelettes are coming up. Her two big issues right now are:

1. Magnesium: They will give her a little by IV today. As soon as her liver completely recovers it should regulate itself. Her potassium which has always been a battle is consistent.

2. Oxygen: She bounces all over the place with her O2 levels. The cardiologist said that a little bit of O2 will only help her heart. So...we have a cannula back on her. Why stress her out and make her work extra hard? She is fine with it, as long as you don't touch it or try to adjust it.
So...a good morning. We are going to try and get some physical and occupational therapy started so she doesn't get too used to laying around. Will let you know how that goes. She just woke up and I think she may be hungry. Gotta get to work!


Anonymous said...

Sounds like things are getting back on track for Baby Kate. She is so doggone cute. And Seth's school photo is adorable. What a long trip this has been for all of you but prayers are being answered as things are getting better. We admire you and Andy for beging the Best Parents any two kids could have......God Bless all of you.....John and Linda

Anonymous said...

Hi Krista and Kate,
So pleased she is getting better each day. She is so adorable. I love the "so big" she does. You and Andy and Seth are doing so well considering the issues Kate and you all face each day. God bless each of you on your journey to getting Kate healthy and home.

Bonnie and Jerry

Anonymous said...

Happy to hear that Kates numbers are better and that she is eating so well.

That was such a cute picture of Seth and his teacher. I bet he is really going to enjoy Preschool.

Keeping all of you in our prayers.

Ray& Karen Bishop

Anonymous said...

Krista and Andy
Wonderful photos on your blog.
So happy to hear the numbers are better and she is eating. Glad to hear about PT & OT. Spent the day with Dave and Etta at Foxfire Golf Club down at Pinehurst. Wonderful time and lots of talk about Seth and Kate. Can't wait to see all of you. Love and hugs.
Art & Reen