Sunday, August 16, 2009
Ellie is doing great. We did discover the cause of her conk out yesterday morning. Blood sugar. We didn't think that it could be the cause since she was on D18 in her TPN and to have low blood sugar 15 min after ending the infusion having cycled down.
But she did it again this morning and we tested her blood sugar. It was 54. Normal is around 100. So she was very low. Our theory is that when she is eating she can handle the cycle down with no problem, but when she isn't eating, like now, we need to cycle down over more than an hour. We will try that tomorrow and see what happens. Her sugars did come back up after about and hour.
We had a good day. Ellie looks way too good to be in the hospital. We had a great time playing in the garden and goofing around.
This is how Ellie was the entire time we were exploring the hospital today, running ahead and leaving us in the dust. The only bad part was about 5 seconds after I took this picture she fell and hit her nose on a stone step. She just might have a nice shiner tomorrow.
Gramma and Grandpa came for a visit as well.