We just wanted to pass along an update on Sarah’s health status.
Sarah appears to have experienced a severe allergic reaction late yesterday evening called angioedema that caused her tongue to swell to such an extent that it was endangering her ability to breathe. I took her to the ER at Baylor Medical Center here in Frisco at about 1am, where she was given several shots to reduce the inflammation. When she did not respond to these initial doses of medication, the hospital staff decided to admit her for further treatment and testing.
Overnight, Sarah’s status has improved dramatically. She was able to eat breakfast, and the swelling is largely subsided. The cause of the problem remains a mystery, but her doctor expects her to be released from the hospital after lunch today.
There’s no cause for alarm at this point, but the condition could have been potentially life-threatening if we had not acted in time. Once Sarah is released, we’re going to have a battery of allergy tests conducted to try to find a root cause for her condition.
Again, Sarah is fine and her spirits are high – after all, she has me for entertainment.
Thanks for your prayers and concern!