1:30 PM

19 Sep

The anesthesia medication has been stopped and she is now starting to rouse a bit. The hope is that she can be taken off the ventilator this afternoon. However, her lungs are so full (this is expected) that she may need a bit more time on the vent as support. Her kidneys are consistently improving output but the numbers are expected to climb due to a number of factors. I spoke with the nephrologist this morning and he’s optimistic that longer term this shouldn’t be a problem.
It is highly unlikely that she will remember anything from today or tomorrow. That will be a very good thing since her big concern was the ventilator and all that it entails.
Thanks for all of your expressions of support.

8 Responses to “1:30 PM”

  1. Lisa Foster September 19, 2013 at 5:57 pm #

    Glad to hear you are getting some positives!! Praying!

  2. Dianne Nemitz September 19, 2013 at 6:13 pm #

    Glad things are looking good. We’ll continue to pray for her recovery.

  3. Melissa Myers September 19, 2013 at 7:27 pm #

    Thanks for the update. Praying!!!

  4. Linda Murr September 19, 2013 at 8:02 pm #

    Thanks so much for your reports. Many are praying for Marian, you, Doc and team, Linda Murr

  5. Carol September 19, 2013 at 8:35 pm #

    Thanks for the update! I will continue to lift your mother up in prayer.

  6. Barbara Atkin (1303 Curry Way) September 19, 2013 at 9:03 pm #

    Please give your mom a hug for me when she awakens, and remind her that Don and I are praying. We surely appreciate the updates!

  7. Marjorie September 19, 2013 at 9:05 pm #

    Happy to hear she won’t remember the ventilator part of this. Even happier to have some positive news. I am happier still that you are there with her; that is good medicine for her. My love to you both.

  8. vicky kaseorg September 19, 2013 at 11:31 pm #

    When she wakes up, please let her know half of charlotte…and I guess the world…is praying for her. A special lady.

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