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Rough week...

Posted Oct 13 2009 10:07pm

Hannah had several seizures on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. Blitzen was definitely on the job but he was slightly confused. We had increased Hannah's medication last Friday. That can change the scent she gives off slightly. Blitzen knew he smelled it, even though it was a little different. Also, to add to the confusion, her seizures were different than she has had before. That could smell slightly different too. Nonetheless, Blitzen did a great job. He was extremely nervous and unsettled and stayed right by her side. Her teachers at school have noticed that even in the latter half of the week, he has not wanted to leave her side. What a blessing he is to our lives!!
We have decided that she is going back into the hospital monitoring unit in May. We really need to capture seizures on EEG. This time we are going to take her off all her medications at home. She will still attend school. We think that is one of the main stressors that bring her seizures on. Once she begins having hefty seizures, they will admit her immediately. This way, hopefully, we won't sit up there a week with no action!! It is a really tough thing to go through, but very necessary to see if she is able to have surgery. The doctors still haven't given up on that possibility.... This time we will have the amazing Blitzen by our sides!!!
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