|A cheery picture with bad news. The kids made|
all these hearts to decorate for Addie's St.
But since this is her very first positive culture for pseudomonas, she is eligible for a new drug study that tests whether or not hitting her body with two different antibiotics, one inhaled directly into the lungs and one swallowed, will eradicate it, at least for a little while. Dr. Bonnie Ramsey runs the OPTIMIZE study, funded by the NIH (yes, the feds). So now we've added another nebulized medication twice daily and another liquid medication to be given three times a week (Oh Brain, please remember). We're now in the market for a car- battery-electricity-adapter-thingy so that we can hook up the compresser and administer the meds while out and about.
So. Breathe baby.
|I hate making cupcakes, you guys.|
But she loved them.
And you are three!
You wanted lemon cupcakes and lemon ice cream. You got a bright doll, a tea set, and another paint book. One brother crocheted you a scarf and others made you paper puppets. Everyone was thrilled to make colored
|The wall over the mantle.|
|Puppets made by Luke and Joseph.|
|The scarf made by Ian (my favorite gift!).|