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UPDATED: Prayin’ for Platelets

On September 26, 2010, in Julia's Journey, Personal, by Chris

  *** Update: Julia had her transfusion and early lab tests after are promising! Her platelet count went from 17 (quite dangerous) to 145 – well toward the normal range. Further monitoring will be required, but this is a very good first step! Thank you so much for your prayers! *** Hey Gang – There […]

Monday Monday…

On January 24, 2011, in Julia's Journey, Personal, by Chris

A week ago today, we were waiting for news from the Operating Room and madly texting out whatever morsel of information we could get. Things are quite different now! The weekend was a mix of forward progress for Julia and utter emotional exhaustion for Jocelyn and I. It’s great to see how one tube after […]

More Wins and New Concerns

On January 20, 2011, in Julia's Journey, Personal, by Chris

Hey everyone – Julia had a very restful night and continued to exceed the team’s expectations in terms of her feeding. I got in at around 6:45am and she was still sleeping peacefully, but soon awoke and was ready for a little more. She took two ounces with no problem and dropped back off to […]

Little Bag O’ Sugar

On October 12, 2010, in Julia's Journey, Personal, by Chris

A variant on the old Sesame Street tune: One of these things is just like the other! We have had some real encouragement over the last 24 hours. The visit with the hematologist yesterday went very well. Dr. Jamil has been watching Julia’s platelet condition over the past couple of weeks (you can read the […]

So Far, So Good…

On October 7, 2010, in Julia's Journey, Personal, by Chris

I took a couple of days off, putting down my camera and computer, and simply enjoyed the new addition to the family. A new rhythm is beginning to develop in the house, and I can’t express how marvelous it is to have Julia home. There is not a lot of sleep; we just haven’t gotten […]

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