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Patient refuses. by Elsa D Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer When I came in today, Elsa was in a very good mood. She had discovered "patient refuses," the command word when she does not feel like acccepting what the medical team want ... Read on »
july 28 Wednesday by Elsa D Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Elsa is doing much better. They have removed the nasty NG tube and put her on TPN (total parenteral nutrition). Basically this means she is being fed by IV. She needs nutrit ... Read on »
Well wish cards. by Elsa D Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Maya, Gabby and Zaza made this giant card for Elsa. It's looking good in her room. Carla sent a card from Syracuse, NY, with a drawing made by Sofia. It's a spwidew. ... Read on »
Sunday 7/25 by Elsa D Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Came to the hospital with Maya today. Elsa is feeling a little pain and could not sleep much at night so we are letting her rest. Maya is taking care of her today. Hopefully ... Read on »
Sunday 7/25 by Elsa D Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Maya, Gabby and Zaza made this giant card for Elsa. It's looking good in her room. Carla sent a card from Syracuse, NY, with a drawing made by Sofia. It's a spwidew. ... Read on »
Well wish cards. by Elsa D Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Maya, Gabby and Zaza made this giant card for Elsa. It's looking good in her room. Carla sent a card from Syracuse, NY, with a drawing made by Sofia. It's a spwidew. ... Read on »
Saturday Morning 7/24 by Elsa D Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Here is a picture of Elsa this morning, saying hello to all of you. Read on »
July 24, Elsa sits down. by Elsa D Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I came in a little later than usual today. When I got to her room, Elsa was sitting down, all washed and with her hair combed, looking very pretty.  She was watching Si ... Read on »
July 24, Elsa sits down. by Elsa D Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Here is a picture of Elsa this morning, saying hello to all of you. Read on »
Saturday Morning 7/24 by Elsa D Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Here is a picture of Elsa this morning, saying hello to all of you. Read on »
Continuing to make progress. by Elsa D Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Her protestations notwistanding, Elsa is making progress. She already sat down and is speaking more, even with the GI tube in her nose. There is still some pain and nau ... Read on »
Elsa corrects me. by Elsa D Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer "Ze, you are not being accurate." "I'm not feeling good. I can't move, I can't talk. It hurts." "The Magnesium they are giving me hurts. I feel frustrated because ... Read on »
Morning 7/23 by Elsa D Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I got in at 7 this morning. Elsa is doing well. She has the usual drainage tubes but is feeling well. She complains of some tingling now and then, but seems to tolerate the ... Read on »
Morning 7/23 by Elsa D Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Her protestations notwistanding, Elsa is making progress. She already sat down and is speaking more, even with the GI tube in her nose. There is still some pain and na ... Read on »
Elsa corrects me. by Elsa D Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Her protestations notwistanding, Elsa is making progress. She already sat down and is speaking more, even with the GI tube in her nose. There is still some pain and na ... Read on »
Continuing to make progress. by Elsa D Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Her protestations notwistanding, Elsa is making progress. She already sat down and is speaking more, even with the GI tube in her nose. There is still some pain and na ... Read on »
Finally saw Elsa. by Elsa D Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer After waiting for a few hours, I finally got to see Elsa, who is doing really well. She is without pain and had already woken up when I saw her. I spent about an hour with h ... Read on »
Elsa is out. by Elsa D Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Just spoke to Elsa's surgeon. Everything went well. She was able to remove a lot of tumor. I will not be able to see Elsa until one hour from now. Will update as soon as I h ... Read on »