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Mi historia

I was hospitalized on July 22, 2013 following several days of illness and having my temperature spike to 103. I was eventually diagnosed with West Nile Virus. This inflamed a previous undiagnosed condition called Myasthenia Gravis a rare autoimmune disorder. This lead to a life threatening crisis that included meningitis and encephalitis. The result was several weeks on life support that included tube feedings and a tracheotomy to sustain my breathing. A tumor was found in my thymus gland that required surgery. In the mean time I developed pneumonia in my left lung. Surgery on September 26th included removing the tumor, my thymus and the lower lobe of my left lung. I spent 8 weeks at Northern Colorado Rehab Hospital and finally returned to our Fort Collins home on December 10th after close to five months of hospitalization. This blog chronicles my journey from initial hospitalization to the present status of my recovery.

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Ken Summers posted a new journal entry, "When What I Fear Happens".

Today I have had more energy and strength then in the past two days. The last two evenings Debbie has helped me with my walking with my walker. I have been able to make it ... Lea más

Ken Summers posted a new journal entry, "A King for God's People".

I was looking at my grass and it seemed that it needed to be mowed already after my Saturday evening mowing. But it is raining again and it looks like more rain will come ... Lea más

Ken Summers added a new photo.

Ken Summers posted a new journal entry, "Faith for Others".

I am continuing my self-administered IV antibiotics. My home-care nurse came by today to draw blood and check my blood pressure. I also had a conversation with my case ... Lea más

Ken Summers posted a new journal entry, "Charging God with Wrong".

I have enjoyed my first day home from the hospital. Last night late my home care nurse paid us a visit to get me going on my first home antibiotic dose. This is the third ... Lea más

Ken Summers posted a new journal entry, "Come, Take, Learn".

This morning I seemed to sleep in later and feel a little more fatigue than yesterday. I wasn't sure if that was due to my lack of activity with hospital confinement or ... Lea más

Ken Summers added a new photo.

Ken Summers posted a new journal entry, "Here Today, Going Home Tomorrow".

I was anticipating coming home today, but it looks like I will have to wait a little longer. My improvement is faster than the test results to confirm what is happening in ... Lea más

Ken Summers added a new photo.

Ken Summers posted a new journal entry, "When Seeing is Not Believing".

Last night Christian posted the prayer update on my recent hospitalization. I appreciate the prayers that have gone up on my behalf. I am feeling better and it seems the ... Lea más

Ken Summers added a new photo.

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