Friday 9/14/18

Robbie has enjoyed being home this week. He has been relaxing and playing on his computer. His bloodwork finally came back okay for his kidneys. He has been following the doctors orders and drinking a lot each day. Next Thursday he will have tests and scans and then go into the hospital for the next…

Hospital Life Continues 9/10/18

I told Robbie to take a selfie for the blog tonight. Ha We are hoping he can come home tomorrow. His kidney counts were better today. They are still waiting on the magic number. Jim is with him tonight. I’m on for tomorrow night.

Still Stuck in The Hospital 9/9/18

We escaped the room and Robbie just ordered a gyro from uber eats and is happy to have something not prepared in the hospital. It was a bit exhausting by the time the food came and we walked back to his room. He got a couple more cards which he enjoys. Thank you! Praying he…

Saturday at MDA 9/8/18

The interesting things you can see wondering the halls at MDA. The hall of IV carts. Robbie was still not released from the hospital. He doesn’t feel good and he is understandably unhappy. He is breathing heavily when he walks. We went exploring to a different area of the hospital because he has to have…

Night at the Hospital 9/5/18

Robbie talked me into spending the night at the hospital. It will be an early morning to drive back to Katy for work, but I couldn’t say no. We are having a quiet evening together. His tummy is upset from lunch. He will get to come home on Thursday or Friday. He is done with…

Hospital Update 9/3/18

I stayed last night with Robbie. The nursing staff are very nice and friendly. It felt like grand central station last night. At least every two hours one or two nurses came by. IV bag changes, vitals, weight at 1:30AM, bloodwork an hr later, blood oxygen checks…which are slightly below normal, and other misc visits….

MD Anderson Updates 8/28/18

We got sad news today. The CT scan of Robbie’s lungs last night show his cancer has taken off and is probably the cause of the pneumonia and breathing problems. The clinical trial and lung surgery have been canceled. He will start aggressive chemo treatments on Thursday. This chemo is known to lower blood counts,…

At MD Anderson ER 4/5/18

Robbie had a temperature of 102 when he woke up, which is protocol for going to the ER when on chemo. It can indicate low blood counts and or infection. He also is covered in a rash from the drugs. They took X-rays of his lungs, are doing bloodwork, and then will decide what he…

Out of the Hospital 12/13/17

Robbie is out of the hospital! We got home around 2. He is on multiple pain killers. Robbie said…I’m walking on sunshine. Ha He asked his Dr if he could go to the zoo today, so Robbie got permission for a quick trip. We only stayed about 20 minutes. He got to see the sloth…

Afternoon Update 12/13/17

They just took out the chest tube! They also told him he should be able to get out of the hospital tomorrow morning. So thankful! He is well drugged and very happy to be done with the chest tube.