Madison was suppose to see the dentist at Cardinal Glennon today, but that didn't happen.
Yesterday afternoon Madison started running a low grade temp 99.9-100.1 the fever was gone by 7pm, but she refused to walk on her leg. Last week she got her cast off; She hasn't been walking the best, but would put weight on it until yesterday.
I called her orthopedic team this morning and they wanted to see her. After an evaluation and x-rays they sent us to the emergency room.
After 8 hours of x-rays, blood work, ultrasound, etc. they decided to admit her. Her ESR and CRP (levels for inflammation) were both high; resulting, in a concern she could have a joint infection. The x-rays and ultrasound looked clear, but wanted to see in the morning if a MRI was needed.
Madison and I were reminded how much we haven't missed this place. We love the people, but don't miss the stress, anxiety, and emotions.
Madison remembers way more than one would think; so let's just say many tears fell today. For example, the beeping of her pump going off today resulted in a complete meltdown. She hit the "silence" button and said, "I go home!" It's times like this I'm thrown back into our life in the hospital.
Prayers please for all the families in and out of the hospitals today. The emergency room has been crazy--- one trauma after another.
Thank you God for keeping us out of the hospital for so long. It's been awhile since we took a picture like this....