Monday, March 9, 2009
Jimmie looking like he wants to take his cannula off.
Me visiting Jimmie.
They have weaned Jimmie's flow down to 1 1/2 on the high flow nasal cannula. They said he's becoming less and less dependent on oxygen. This is awesome news. I expect he may get to try the low flow again sometime soon.
They still have not made a decision on the blood transfusion. His numbers have stayed the same. And he's not really symptomatic. However the reason it is still being talked about so much is they think it might help him gain weight. They still feel he is really moving too slowly with his weight gain and maybe his body is working too hard making blood. But his retic. number (has to do with bone marrow) is like at a 3 something and they want it at 5 before they give him a transfusion because a transfusion lowers that number even further. So lets just really keep praying he starts putting on the pounds!
Send a lot of fat prayers Jimmie's way! (-:
P.S. If you haven't already- check out the video of Jimmie turning his head in my post below!