Dr. Loukas came by and gave us our walking papers. He also gave us a little lecture again on taking care to be mindful of the diarrhea. We’re going to stop by The Spa to get a quick Arenesp shot to quickly increase her red blood cell count because it’s still pretty low. Typically, it takes a number of weeks to naturally increase those numbers but, again, with the miracle of modern medicine (and one shot in the arm) we can make it jump in about a week.
Right now we are waiting on Nurse Jessica to come disconnect Maggie. Picture this – a bald, bright-eyed girl standing in a dingy hospital gown, leaning towards the door, shoulder down, teeth bared and a snarl on her lips, while pullllllllling on her IV cord saying “let’s go!!”