family, health

Sara health update

Time for an update on my sister Sara’s health situation. To review: for months and months now she’s been dealing with anemia & an enlarged spleen. Doctors in Charlotte have not been able to figure out what’s wrong with her and they also can’t decide if they should take her spleen out or leave it in. She is tired all the time. She is swollen to the point that she looks pregnant. She can’t ride in a car for more than an hour without pain. Sleeping is a problem because of the pain. A few weeks ago we went to Wake Forest University to see a doctor that was supposed to diagnose her. Finally her blood tests came back. They STILL don’t know what’s wrong with her.
Last week her doctors here put her on a new medication. Continue reading “Sara health update”

family, health

Sara update

We live in a big city.  Well, not the city proper, but a suburb.  We live in the largest city in NC.  And the doctors in this city have officially run out of tests and idea when it comes to what is ailing my sister.  So Monday we are hopping in the car and driving to one of the big Universities in our state so they can run tests that apparently can’t be run in the largest city in the state.  I swear, if they don’t figure out what is wrong and fix my sister Ima gonna have to go redneck on somebody.