Kristi’s Story

Site created on June 6, 2017

Welcome to my CaringBridge website.  I am using it to keep family and friends updated in one place. I appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement. Thank you for visiting. 
In October of 2016, I was diagnosed with Ideopathic Primary Pulmonary Hypertension.  There is no known cause for my illness. I was placed on oxygen 24x7.   November 2016 started the trips to Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.  Thank you for following me on my journey.

Newest Update

Journal entry by Sandi Brennan

Sometimes it just doesn't pay to be in a hurry. I posted the last journal entry and failed to mention something important. When Kristi had her last bronchoscopy, her driver and caregiver for that time was our cousin, Rhonda. I certainly didn't mean to leave her out! She was there the day prior and then took Kristi to the procedure and hung out with her and then stayed the night again since Kristi couldn't be left alone. Kristi was very thankful and said that Rhonda is an excellent cook! I'm sure the laughter coming from Kristi's place could be heard throughout the park!
Kristi is now on her flight home from AZ. It was a headache for her to get everything taken care of for her release from AZ and then setting up emergency doctors in ND as well as getting her medication figured out. But by now she's sitting on a plane, relaxed, and probably sleeping with her mouth open and her head on the shoulder of the person next to her. Thank you, Dan, for taking her to the airport. 
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