Wow, the blog counter should hit 30,000 today. That's unbelievable. When I started this, I wondered if anyone would even get on and read any of it. I wasn't expecting the friends and family support for Will.
So, sometimes when you have been in the hospital a long time you begin to feel a little frustrated. My dad has a saying that he heard somewhere, "The definition of insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result." That's what we have been feeling like the last week or so. So frustration was pretty high in Will's room. We decided to tackle the drs. and let them know how we are all feeling. When they made their rounds today we talked to them. I think they saw our point and are going to do things a little different now. Dr. Cauhill came in and explained things a more fully and let us know she's not worried.
Drs. decided to put Will on some more antibiotics to cover some things that have been happening. They did take a mono test because Will has been sleeping a lot the last 48 hours. They also took some cultures and both those tests take a few days to get back to us.
Will sat up in the chair for 40 minutes today. That was very good for him. I think they are going to try to get physical therapy twice a day now. Then we had a couple of visitors from 2nd east and that made Will feel better. Also, he had one of his all-time favorite nurse today. She was the one that gave him a massage on his birthday, so of course she's one of his favorites.
Pray for the tests to come back negative and for Will to be able to handle physical therapy twice in a day. It would be so good for him. Pray for all of us not to let that frustration get to us. Any of you that has had to spend a long time in the hospital know where we are coming from.
Life is good and we feel very lucky, no not lucky, blessed to have been allowed to have Will's new lungs at this hospital. His nurses, drs. and respiratory therapists have all been working so hard on Will to try to get him over these little "bumps." We do feel that we are getting THE best care here.
My mom just came to visit today. She hasn't been able to get up here because she was in Reno the last 9 months taking care of her sister as she was fighting a battle with cancer. I was really glad to see her.She'll stay a few days with us. She was really happy to see her grandson.
Thank you for being a part of the 30,000 hits on this blog. God bless you all.