Fall 2013

Fall 2013

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Thanks and Maia update

Thanks to all who are praying for Miss Maia. She was admitted to the hospital last night. Praise God there has been no evidence of a shunt infection. She was started on three different antibiotics to cover just about everything. Had a reaction to one of them today which was absolutely miserable for her. There has been no clear picture of what is causing the infection. Speculation about a possible urinary tract infection and this seems to be what they are leaning towards. I admit, I am a bit skeptical for various reasons, but it may be a case where they have ruled out everything else and don't have anything else to blame.
The white blood count is improved, although still much higher than normal. And we can tell that Maia is not back to baseline because she is not interested in food - at all! Completely out of character for her. We've seen a few people who remember Maia from her last hospitalization and they are excited to see her. 
God answers prayers and He has sent the right people to draw blood and place IVs for our sweetie. Her veins are some of the worst that people have seen so it is miserable for Maia and the lab people both. 
I'm hoping that she will be able to come home tomorrow. Maia is getting a bit stir crazy and I would like all of us under the same roof at night. I spent last night at the hospital so Mark is there tonight. Matthew and I are having a bit of quality time which is precious as well. 
I'll update tomorrow after I know more, but please keep the prayers coming. We know they are effective!

1 comment:

  1. Are things stable or improving there? Hoping by now Maia is home and doing better


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