She’s getting there.
Avery let us hold her today and that was such a joy to be able to do again.
This morning she didn’t even want anyone near her bed, so this is progress.
She’s basically “over it” today. As of this evening though, you can hold her, but still don’t talk to her.
So we’re seeing a little more personality.
As for the medical side of things, the doctors noted that Avery’s PICC line had shifted a bit during her CT scans earlier this week.
Also, her right hand is still swollen and red (she hasn’t wanted it to be touched this week).
Therefore, they’ll take her to the OR tomorrow morning to adjust the PICC line and see if it’s causing the swollen hand.
Otherwise, they’ll keep watching and assessing to try to figure out why it’s swollen.
No fever today.
Her meds have her backed up and bloated, so we’re trying to help with both of those issues as well.
Overall though, her doctors say her blood work all looks good and everything is trending as expected.
We’ll just keep working towards getting her back to 100% so we can go home!
Follow Avery’s journey with Leukemia here
How can you help from home?
First, prayer. We need to continue to storm the gates of heaven for Avery.
Their biggest tangible needs are food and money. Even with insurance, the costs are undoubtedly going to continue to add up.
For starters, we set up a GoFundMe with a tentative amount that will most likely go up as we continue: https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-baby-avery-beat-leukemia
To help them stay fed while at the hospital, we’ve found DoorDash gift cards are best: https://doordash.launchgiftcards.com/
Email for digital gift cards here: [email protected]
Want to send cash straight to Chey through Cashapp? $CheyenneShipwash
Or you can send it straight to Nic through Venmo: @NKiernan
Want to send tangible gifts? We’ve set up an Amazon Wish List.
Purchase a shirt here: Happily Ever Avery products
Facebook page for updates: Happily Ever Avery
Instagram handle: @ourhappilyeveravery
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