We had the second meeting with Ana's new hematologist today. Some good things and some less-desirable things came out of it. Good things: Liver and Spleen scan came back negative for any abnormailities 4 or 5 other tests came back negative Test for blood platelet antibodies came back positive This doctor knows that a 9:40am … Continue reading ITP Update
Along with my recent job change, Ana gave notice to her current employer (Wells Fargo) and accepted a job offer at Memorial Medical Center where she'll be doing some good 'ol IT Project Management. She's slated to start on February 18th. Congratulations Ana! On a health note, we have gotten a second opinion on the … Continue reading A quick update on Ana
That's what the nurse told Ana today after getting her blood tested. Bad results, she's down to 15,000. She was just about weaned off the prednisone, but is now getting bumped back up and will be tested again next week.
Ok, uploading a few more photos. These are just a few of the couple hundred (no kidding!) and are completely unedited
Well everyone, thank you for your thoughts and prayers - they worked great. I'll be posting more photos (and video!) as time permits so be sure to keep checking back. Lots of people have asked about the name. Anthony is my middle name and David is a small tribute to all of the great friends … Continue reading Thank you!
They just rolled her into the operating room, I'll be heading in shortly.
Over 100,000 - time to roll!
Ana has successfully drained the hospital of Type A platelets! This last batch came from the blood bank.
Blood test results are back. She went from 17k to 35k on one bag. She's now got two bags in her and they're starting the third. So, she's probably at 50k right now. They'll be testing again after this 3rd bag is administered. Any surgery won't be before 2:30. Stay tuned.