Archive | April, 2014

Kerrie Update for April 30, 2014

Kerrie continues to improve and is looking better every day.  Her vital signs are strong and she continues to hit milestones as her neurological recovery progresses.  She is breathing most of the time on her own and her doctors were able to remove the nasal feeding tube they had been using for nutrition.  She was moved Monday […]

Kerrie Update for April 23, 2014

Kerrie’s immune system and vital signs continue to improve today as we move into this new phase of her recovery. As noted in yesterday’s update, Kerrie’s condition has improved to the point that she is no longer in imminent life threatening danger from infection or other complications.  We are thrilled that she has recovered to this […]

Kerrie Update for April 22, 2014

Kerrie’s condition continues to improve and her key vital signs keep trending positivley.  Her white blood cell count hit 13.6 today, which is fantastic news.  Her immune system has recovered to the point that the risk of life threatening infection has significantly diminished. The focus is now on neurological recovery.  Kerrie has been minimally responsive over the past […]

Kerrie Update for April 19, 2014

I am very happy to report more good news today.  Kerrie’s white blood count (WBC) hit 1.0 today, which is a significant milestone and indicator of progress.    The WBC is among the most important measures of progress because as it increases it means that Kerrie’s immune system is strengthening.  Along with the improving mucositis, […]

Kerrie Update for April 18, 2014

We are happy to report what appears to be another positive day.  Kerrie continues to do well and her vital signs remain good.  Her appearance has improved and her medical team feels her mucositis appears to be improving slightly.  She is more responsive today which is a good sign.  Indications are that the antibiotic treatment […]