We’ll send Ryan’s urine out today for culture. For once, not because we think he might have a urinary tract infection (at least we hope he doesn’t). This is in advance of next week’s appointment at Georgetown University for a battery of tests, collectively called urodynamics.
Normally, when I feel the need to put everything going on into a list it spans what’s coming in several days to a week. Not today, though. Today’s list is just that… a list for today.
It wasn’t even seven o’clock in the morning and the day started off a bit rough. Nothing major, mind you, but rough just the same (for me). I guess it’s always something. I don’t think too much about the challenges of the day ahead or I might just find myself curled-up in the fetal position […]
Just weeks after coming off antibiotics to treat a particularly resistant urinary tract infection (UTI), Ryan has developed yet another UTI. Since last week I knew his body was trying to fight one off and he held it at bay for a while. But, last night his leukocytes (white blood cells) jumped from “trace” to […]
Ken For a guy who really never leaves the house, you might imagine my surprise to find a deer tick attached to my inner thigh. Just a few more inches higher could have spelled real disaster. They are just nasty, ugly creatures. I suspect one of the dogs brought it into the house, but who […]