Tentative Time

Just a heads-up - the noon time is now tentative. They're going to run another blood test and see what her levels are. Chances are good that she'll need another bag before the surgery so it'll be another hour+.


This just in, Ana's platelet count is 17,000.  Anesthesiologist wants her to be at 85,000 before they'll give the regional anesthetic and 55,000 before surgery period.  They will be giving her the first round of platelets at 10, then do another blood check after that.   Immediately after the blood test has been drawn, they'll toss … Continue reading Counts


A nurse came in a bit ago and said that they plan on giving Ana three bags of platelets - one before surgery, one during, and one afterwards. We're still waiting for the one before to be delivered...