For the past three days family and I have been sitting in a silent hospital room waiting to hear news about my mother-in-law and when she can get her surgery. As I said quite a while back, the doctors had told her that they could do surgery to remove the tumor but 5 days later they had told her they made a mistake and they could not remove it after all. Since it has not been removed the tumor has (obviously) created problems. Mainly that it's growing and pressing on the veins to the heart and causing blood clots and restricted blood flow.
It was a few days of waiting before the surgery to put a stint in was possible since her blood, blood platelets and blood pressure were all way down. Today her levels were good and the surgery was going to go on. There were many risks involved, a high risk of her not surviving the procedure, but she went along with it anyway. But, sadly, the surgery they hoped would help with some of her recent issues was a failure. They could not put the stint in, nor get past the clots that are sitting there.
So we are back at square one. Though we are relieved that she is still with us, it's hard to know that yet another procedure we were hopeful of working and helping her had once more been a disappointment. Been a rough couple of days and I am tired. We are all tired. Most of all just...depressed, but thanks to some friends who checked in on me and wrote me messages (even when I may not have had the sense at times to even think of getting a hold of anyone depending on the time) and kept my spirits up. You guys are awesome. So right about now all we can do is just keep doing what we have been doing.
I so need some cheer-me-up stuff. Maybe I'll go look up some funny videos again
good day to you all!