Sunday, December 12, 2010
Eowyn Update 3: Not Looking Good!
Last night around 11pm Caleb called me (I was at home with the boys) and he started telling me what as going on with Eowyn. Her heart rate had gone up, over a 2 hour period, and was around 205bpm, also her SpO2 levels were down to 50% (out of 100%). The RT had to start bagging her to try and help the oxygen level gone up .. he did that for about an hour. She also had a temp of 102.3 which was making her HR go so high. So while all that was going on Caleb called me and told me what was going on with her, he said he thought I should come to the hospital because he wasn't sure if they could get the HR down and at that time it went to 208bpm (210-240bpm is when you start to go into vtec). I started freaking out, crying and just praying to God. Britny drove me to the hospital (in record time) and all the while we were just praying to God for Eowyn while I cried uncontrollably in the passenger seat. I was asking Him for healing and safety in Eowyns' life and body, but also if this was her time to go that He would make it quick and swift, without pain for her .. That moment was the closes I have ever felt to loosing her. It was heart renching to even think about. So we get to the hospital and her HR was around 200-205bpm with the SpO levels being in the low 70's .. she still didn't look good. They ended up putting her on paralisis so she wouldn't fight the vent, increased her morphine and put her on 3 different antibiotics. They pulled blood, urin and secretion from her lungs for testing .. they were thinking she developed some type of infection from one of the picc lines that are in her arms. So now it's today and we saw her earlier this morning and her stats were the same as when I left her early in the morning around 4am .. Her HR did go down a little to 180bpm, her SpO2 level was going from 70-80%, her temp did go down and they did have to put her back on dopamine because her BP did start to drop a bit (even though it tends to do that when she's paralized). So for now that's how she is .. I'm going back to see her latter tonight and I will update you on her condition tomorrow .. Thank you everyone for the continued prayers, we feel them and most of all so does she.