Annie, Ryan, Kelin, and I are watching the local soccer team (the Sounders) from our "penthouse" window on floor 9. If we had a telescope we could actually see some of the pl
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After a good nights rest for all of us, we are ready to meet this new day. Tom was eating breakfast by himself when we arrived and is in good spirits this morning. It's amaz
A few of us just arrived back at my sister Lisa's house, an early night for us in comparison to most nights this week. As my sister dishes up steaming bowls from a savory pot
Wow - the more we think about what has transpired during the past week the more we are amazed! Sorry to be so late in the update this morning (almost this afternoon now) but
This evening we watched a helicopter land on the pad here at the hospital and were reminded it was only one week ago we began this unbelievably surreal journey. Now here, we
Just a quick note this morning. Tom is much more stable this morning back in ICU and much more comfortable in regard to pain and respiratory management. We are not exactly s
Initially Tom's transition to acute care went very well and he was enjoying all the new staff. He has been complementing the great care he has been getting and his "great tea
Good morning everyone. Well Tom has officially graduated from the ICU and has moved to a new room on the acute care floor. He has been mostly alert and oriented today, happy w
The sun is getting low in the sky, Mount Rainier is dimly lit and we are settling in. Not much new to report. Tom is now managing his own pain medicine with a remote button a
It was great to see Tom transferred into a "chair" this morning (an impressive contraption that folds from a small bed into a chair-like position). This allowed him to begin