Day 607

We got home last night this morning at 3am. Benjamin went through the highly invasive emergency room protocol: port access, peripheral poking and blood draw, insanely sticky nodes on his chest, prophylactic intravenous antibiotics, a bolus of saline, a chest x-ray, and a respiratory viral swab that went way, way too far up the nasal… Continue Reading Day 607

Day 606

Benjamin’s fever remained low grade throughout the night. He slept well, but he was super tired this morning. So was Banyan. I think Banyan has successfully fought this virus,¬†and was in the throes of doing so when he woke up. He never reached even a state of congestion, let alone fever, but he was weak… Continue Reading Day 606