Tag Archives: osteomyelitis

Raw

Raw is the finger wound, rubbed open to the bone. Raw is the reality of another infection not responding to treatment. Raw is the fear for her future. Raw is the fear of her death. Raw is the damp trail … Continue reading

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Night and Day

We saw Gracie’s usual infectious disease¬†doctor yesterday to follow up from the frustrating appointment with the surgeon Tuesday. As usual, I¬†left feeling like my questions had been answered and Gracie would get help. The doctor thought her finger looked worse … Continue reading

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Frustration

Gracie had an appointment today with a new doctor, someone we’ve never met before. Ever since she had that MRSA infection in June, her middle finger has been deformed. The redness, streaking, heat, etc. is all resolved, but the tip … Continue reading

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Amazing Gracie

A few days ago, I took Grace to the ER because her hand was very swollen and red. The swelling was so severe that she got a huge pressure sore from her glove. I debated whether to take her or … Continue reading

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And then this happened…

The bone fell out of her finger. Again. No, it’s not some comical put-the-bone-back-again type thing, more like some terrible infection tore up her bone and made it fall out. This means that her finger will be a little shorter … Continue reading

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