Archive | Kerrie’s Progress

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 […]

Kerrie Update for April 16, 2014

Kerrie had a tough day yesterday but has improved slightly today.  During the day yesterday her heart rate spiked and blood pressure dropped, which was indicative of an infection.  This was a dangerous condition and the ICU team imediately began treating her with a broad range of antibiotics and culturing her blood to identify the […]

Kerrie Update for April 14, 2014

We received some positive news that the ICU chief doctor feels that Kerrie has shown some improvement since Saturday.  She will make eye contract with visitors on occasion and has used some small facial gestures.  Her vital signs remain good and she remains infection free.  The uridine triacetate arrived on Saturday night and they began administering immediately. […]