Day 648/20

I woke up to a nurse practitioner’s voice saying that Benji would need a red blood transfusion today. He was still sleeping, she was examining him. I opened my eyes and nodded. “Hemoglobin?” I asked. 6.8. We were expecting this. Benji’s other lab results were great today. His platelets are at 28,000, his sodium is… Continue Reading Day 648/20

Day 546

Benjamin climbed into our┬ábed this morning, where he stayed, sleeping soundly, until after 11am. This was a little disconcerting, and unlike him. When he climbed in he said he didn’t feel well, so I wasn’t sure what to expect when he finally woke up. I was grateful that he seemed happy and very refreshed. But… Continue Reading Day 546