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Home Sweet!!!!

Thursday, June 9, 2005 3:00 PM CDT

Whew, we are home.

Dave has an angry abcess on his arm from the staph infection, but the blood cultures came back and the infection is sensitive to levequin, an oral antibiotic, so they let Dave go!

We made it to Kenny's 8th grade recognition night and we also got to go see Kate get a math award/medal this morning.

Yesterday we spent all day at the cancer center getting chemo.

Today, we rest. Breathing is still difficult and painful, and Dave is tired. The blood thinners will prevent new clots from forming, and the existing clots will be re-absorbed by his body in time. We're watching carefully for signs of bleeding. His coumadin is at a therapeutic level, so we don't have to give the lovenox shots any more, although I did hear from one doc that said the lovenox would be safer than the coumadin. I'll check that out with our doc and see what he says.

Thank you for your prayers. Too exhausted to write more. Shell

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