A Solid Two Days

I’m happy to report, Sam’s had two great days in a row! Sam is back to swooning all who enter the room. The rough days were due to ANOTHER infection brewing. Ugh. Darn hospitals. Thankfully, we caught and treated it quickly.

The bleeding is less. Although there is still differing of opinions on where the blood might be coming from, it’s not a huge concern right now. They are watching his hemoglobin levels, which have been overall good. If the blood continues, he will be simultaneously scoped by Pulmonology, ENT, GI, and Surgery, which we can come back for.

They have been able to control his blood pressure, with meds we can go home on, and he has been pooping. Today, for the first time in almost six weeks, he did not have any retching episodes! All good things!

The Care Conference could not have gone any better. It’s a bit emotionally overwhelming to sit in a room with several people who have played a role in saving Sam’s life the past four years. We have a good, solid plan that everyone was able to agree on. The tears were unavoidable as they thanked me for the role we’ve played at home, in caring for Sam. When they say, it takes a village, that might be an understatement when it comes to Sam.

I decided to save the best news for last. Drum roll, please. If Sam “follows the rules”, we’ll be home this weekend without the PICC line! Hallelujah!

Sam Strong!

Faith Over Fear!

9 thoughts on “A Solid Two Days

  1. Praise Jesus, for answering our prayers.
    We are trusting that Sam can come home as soon as possible. And on his next and last path to recovery,
    Love Lynny and uncle Jerry.

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  2. Was just going to go to bed and decided to check and see if there was news on you guys, and guess what? Best news ever!!!! The Grants are breaking out and coming home! We could not be any happier for you all! And once again Sammy Strong pulled through and showed us all how thiis is done!!! Thank God and the rest of the entire village! God Bless❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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