swollen face due to high level of IV fluids


Our poor girl had a rough 24 hours.

She slept well last night (thanks to morphine and Tylenol).

Her fever never broke through the night; spiked to around 103°F early this morning and stayed above 100°F most of the night.

Woke up this morning swollen on her left side due to all the IV fluids she’s getting. They settled on that side because that’s the side she was sleeping on.

Happily Ever Avery Our Poor Girl Had a Rough 24 Hours

They also gave her some supplemental aerosol oxygen through the night due to her high heart rate and a few small dips in her respiration.

Her temperature was 99.5°F when she woke up around 8:30am, but has since climbed back up to 102°F.

She’ll be on Tylenol every 4 hours until the fever can stop climbing, then they’ll space the doses out.

NOTE: She has to be fever free for 24 hours, without Tylenol, in order to be discharged.
Keep praying for our sweet girl today. Her poor little body is exhausted.

Follow Avery’s journey with Leukemia here.

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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]

Join the National Bone Marrow Registry at Be The Match if you would like to be included in the search! Just click this link https://join.bethematch.org/everAvery or simply text everavery to 61474

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.

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