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Barbara is settled comfortably


She’s at Kindred (Room 301) and has already been seen this morning by wound care. She has also had her rehab consult. Rehab will begin in earnest on Monday. There is a good chance that I will be able to … Continue reading

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Done with ICU!


Barbara is leaving from Hermann ICU sometime this evening. She is transferring back to Kindred for wound care and rehab. This is a very good sign of progress. Let the celebrations begin! Now if only my shingles will improve enough … Continue reading

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More good news


No seriously. It is good news! Barbara has been moved from the ICU unit to a regular floor. I don’t have the room number yet. She was supposed to call me and let me know after she is settled. If … Continue reading

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Shingles update / Barbara update


Doctor was not entirely convinced it is shingles, but she did think it probably is. Problem is it is very rare for it to occur bilaterally. I have it in both ears, as well as a more typical line across … Continue reading

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Can it get any more fun?


Well, this is grand. I woke up this morning with what is apparently an active case of shingles (herpes zoster) on my chest and ears. I have an appointment with my doctor at 3:15pm CT to confirm it. I am … Continue reading

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