Wednesday, February 24, 2010

New Port Is In

Troy had his new port placed today. Everything went smoothly and we both got a little nap in after our 3:30 am start for the day. They placed the new port on the left side since he has had a blood clot in the old right sided location. He is starting to get pretty sore from the procedure (normal) and he now has a small ooze under the dressing from the blood thinners he is on (not so normal, so I'll keep an eye on it.) I may have to run up to the hospital to get extra dressings and change everything myself tom. We will see if the ooze persists. It is nothing life threatening but it doesn't exactly encourage good wound healing either. I just wanted to give everyone a quick update.
Troy is going to start doing a little work from home tom. so please pray for strength and restraint (I can see Troy pushing too hard too fast). Also pray for quick healing and good pain control. Troy went with Grayson and I to Meijer yesterday for a small grocery run. He was exhausted when we got back but he did it. He is making progress with his abdominal incision and the pain associated with that. Now he needs to work on his stamina. I will try to get him out of the house again tom. - Pray for me! :)


  1. Sounds like things are progressing well. Keep up the good work. We miss him and pray for his continued improvement.

  2. Alicia and Troy -
    We check your blog frequently and appreciate the updates. We can't wait to see you and the babies. Scott is in Texas and I have been sick all week with a bad cold and cough. So...I am not coming home this weekend - weather is also bad here, snowing and drifting. I don't want to take a chance on anyone getting sick because of me. Hope to see you soon. Love you so very much!

  3. Hey, I know Troy started his chemo yesterday. Just wanted you guys to know we've been thinking about all of you. Hope it went as well as possible!
    Denny & Jenni