That's the number of platelets floating around Ana's body today.  A marked improvement over her previous dismal countings of 7,000 and 10,000. So that was the real, first post-spleen-removal test they've gotten counts from her on.  Definitely a positive sign.  More tests next week to keep verifying. Thanks again to everyone for all of your … Continue reading 307,000

Checked In

Hi everyone - Ana is all checked in here at St. John's Hospital.  The splenectomy is scheduled for 3pm so we're waiting in a little hallway with curtains called pre-aenestesia. 


Ana has been seeing a new doctor for her ITP these past couple of months.  His recommendation has been to get her spleen removed since it appears to be the source of her platelet issue.  In preparation of the surgery, which was to be in a couple weeks from now, she has been weaning off … Continue reading Splenectomy