Rob here. Rose has asked her detail focused (read as “technical nerd”) husband to provide updates from today’s appointment. So here is transcription (loose transcription mind you) of the question and answer session with the doctor today. Q: When should … Continue reading
Category Archives: Surgery
We’re heading down to Georgetown today at 1:15, to have our one month, post-op appointment with Dr. Jean. It’s hard to believe that we’re already a month out. It’s a little strange to think about – because time seems to … Continue reading
… back to the hospital! We’re heading back down to Georgetown University Hospital Wednesday to get the 44 staples removed from Rosie’s noggin. Wednesday also holds another milestone. The LAST dose of DEX!! While this is something we’re extremely excited … Continue reading
So, it’s not cancer – but it’s not benign. We’d love your prayers as we got the pathology back today and found that Rose’s meningioma is atypical (WHO Grade II). These type of tumors represent roughly 10-20% of all meningiomas, and it … Continue reading
Details later… But I think the title says plenty for now!
The last 30 minutes have been significant! Dr. Jean stopped by. He is extremely pleased with Rose’s progress. They have decided to begin the multi-week process of weening Rose off the Dexamethazone. Her heart monitor has been removed, blood work … Continue reading
Just got news that the enzyme levels that suggested a cardiac event have started falling back into a normal, healthy range. A specific prayer answered. This means less blood work, which means less jabs each day!
Recovery Day 3 has begun with some pain and tears, but Rose continues to be in good spirits, but could certainly use a couple extra prayers. I’ll warn you now, this isn’t as fun a post as some of my … Continue reading
A very special thanks to our nurse, Lee. She came in today and treated Rose to a “spa” treatment – hand washed her hair (everything that was safely clear of the incision), gently combed it, and painted her nails. You … Continue reading
Singing praises this Sunday morning… The bandages got to come off.