Monday, December 28, 2009

Positive, Cute, Relief, and Still Praying

Positive- Ruthie had about an hour today where she perked up and interacted with her daddy. This is good because it means when her symptoms are controlled that she is ok. Looking for more of this tomorrow.

Cute- My girl loves shoes. Twice today when her fever was high and she didn't feel well, she wanted to hold one of her shoes to comfort her- like it was a stuffed animal. I moved it when the nurse came in, because I didn't want to have to explain why my daughter had her arm around a shoe.

Relief- One of her lab values (alkaline phosphatase) is really high at 900 and we were told that this indicated possible bone cancer if all else couldn't be ruled out. I talked to her surgeon's office today and they said that this was normal with the surgery she had and not to be alarmed at all. This was a huge relief.

Still Praying- We are on day 3 of 105 degree temps. I am praying that we turn a corner real soon.

3 comments:

Natalie said...
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TanyaLea said...

And we are still praying right along with you. Thanks for the updates on Ruthie...there is some good news, and I fully trust that God will see her through it all!

Hang in there and keep us posted.

love,
Tanya

groovy mama said...

Glad to hear some relief! Please continue to update us, i keep her close in heart and pray. She is so sweet!

Donna!