Tuesday, March 30, 2010

It has been almost a week since we have been admitted to PCMC. A lot has happened over the past few days. Saturday Harmonee received her PICC line so she could start her TPN feedings and hopefully gain some weight. Unfortunately she has continued to lose weight. Thursday when we were admitted she weighed 6.5 kilograms, now after 5 days Harmonee weighs 5.4 kilograms, which is a difference of 2 lbs. With the TPN Harmonee is only allowed to eat 7 oz in a 24 hour period. Surprisingly this is the right amount for her. Saturday her temperature also kept jumping. This has lasted until today. Her tempurature, when last checked, was 38.3 c. She hasn't been able to keep any food or medicine down since last night. We also found out last night her blood had come back to show a staff infection in her central line (PICC) that today they are starting more antibiotics for. We also found out through this hospital stay that Harmonee has developed a heart murmur, more then likely from her acidies.

Harmonee's tummy is actually smaller then it has been, it looks so good on her! The doctors told us this morning that if everything goes good, and her blood cultures come back negative tomorrow that we will be able to leave on Thursday. Layla is getting anxious to see her little Marnee! She has been staying with grandpa's and grandma's the past few days and she has been asking for her. When I called her last night instead of saying anything to me she asked how Marnee was. Layla is a lot smarter then her age, she understands that Harmonee needs to be here in order for her to be able to play later on. Easter will also be the first holiday Harmonee has been able to spend at home since Thanksgiving, which makes this Sunday an even better day!

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