August 11, 2005
A Little More Good News
The endoscopy today showed no blockage so Dan got the feeding tube put in today with no problem. His red blood cell count was low last night so he got a blood transfusion. Also last night he had some trouble breathing for a minute and ended up coughing up quite a bit of phglem. Then he was OK. The pulmonologist said his right lung looked better in the x-ray this morning. He said that when he came in Tuesday night, Dan's lung was infected about 75% pneumonia and now it's less than 50%.
His nurse asked this morning if Dan would want his face shaved. When I asked him, he said (in writing)no because it would take too much out of him right now and because there were some "hot chicks" on the floor and he thought they were into the rugged look. I reminded him that he is married.
So, more good news. The pneumonia is still a problem, but we'll take a little good news each day. I am still waiting to hear about the cancer. The oncologist might be in this afternoon, so I may know something later today.
Thank you all again for your prayers! God must be listening to at least one of us, so don't anybody stop in case it's you!
Posted by Dan at August 11, 2005 02:53 PM
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LOL. Oh, that Dan. Keep an eye on him--he's frisky.
Glad to hear that things have gotten better. I'm keeping you guys in my thoughts. Can't wait till Dan's out of the hospital and blogging again.
Posted by: Joel Caris at August 11, 2005 06:22 PM
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