Archive for March, 2005

Saturday, March 19th, 2005

Caden is doing great. He was weighed on Thursday by the nutritionist at 10 pounds 7 ounces. That is a gain of 13 ounces in one week. Caden continues to have periods where he can go days without any reflux. He can also have days where he will reflux several times in a 24 hour […]

Saturday, March 12th, 2005

Caden is doing pretty well. He has had a significant amount of reflux over the past couple of days. This is not so different from other times except that Caden went 3 days without any reflux at all! We’ve never seen the reflux disappear for so long and at a time when we were increasing […]

Monday, March 7th, 2005

Hello family and friends,Yes, we are home now. Caden was discharged from MUSC this morning and we arrived home this afternoon. Caden seems so much more relaxed and is back to his smiling self. He was not liking all those leads stuck to him and would in fact pull them off – one in each […]

Monday, March 7th, 2005

I did not realize that the comment links were not working for everyone. They should be working ok now. Pleas email me if not. Thanks,Hank O

Monday, March 7th, 2005

Caden continues to improve. He is still in the Children’s Hospital at MUSC in his own room. Caden was taken off oxygen for the first time on Sunday morning. He has been on and off the oxygen since then. He is doing pretty good without the oxygen tonight and should get to go home on […]

Friday, March 4th, 2005

Today Caden was moved out of the PCICU to the 7th floor of the Children’s Hospital. He is in his own room and Sherry is staying with him tonight. I stayed in the PCICU with him last night. We were just not 100% comfortable with leaving him. He had gone back on compressed (normal) feedings […]

Thursday, March 3rd, 2005

Caden was admitted to the PCICU at MUSC this afternoon. Caden is stable but still at risk for going on a respirator. He is in the ICU getting oxygen and IV fluids. He is being monitored closely for respiratory rate, difficulty breathing, and oxygen saturation of the blood. He was looking okay enough when we […]

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2005

We wanted to let you know that Caden needs your prayers. He has some pretty nasty symptoms of something – a persistent hacking cough causing heaving/gagging and massive amounts of snot that heÂ’s pretty good at blowing out his nose on his own. The Dr. heard wheezing today. He was given a breathing treatment and […]