Blog for Jackie Sue while at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. UPDATED. This blog now covers her progress after her mini-allo MUD transplant. Her transplant was the first one to be performed by the Mayo Clinic.

Monday, June 26, 2006

Monday +75 (8:00 PM) Third Update

We just received a call this evening from the transplant center and Jackie's CMV test today was once again negative. This is very good news and increases the odds she will head home soon.

Bruce

7 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Bruce, I think we all understand why you blogged the precautions. I know you are trying to protect her and appreicate that. If she can go thru what she has we can do our part by being very careful. So you go Bruce! Looking forward to both you getting to come home. You have done a great job. Thanks again for the updates. Chloe can stay at Nan`s house until all is well.Nan

8:20 PM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Bruce,
I agree the blog was not harsh. It is necessary. I am sorry that you guys won't be coming home for a while. I am proud that you are taking such good care of Jackie. Tell her we are still praying. We love you both.
LC

9:31 PM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Bruce, good for you for laying it all out. You should NOT be worried about being too harsh. Dont take any chances. Still praying and reading the blog daily.

Mouse

11:08 PM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Jackie: I'm so sorry the trip home has been put off for awhile but it will happen, hopefully soon, but it will.
Bruce: If you think your rules are strict, they are NOT. This is just plain reality and that's how it has to be. Even if a person is feeling fine, think about how many people you come into contact with each day. You have no idea what kind of germs can be passed from one to another with no knowledge of it. Strict rules, I think not.
I love you both and can't wait until you come home.

Rachel

6:55 AM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Bruce,
Thanks for filling us in on what to be careful of when Jackie comes home. Looks like that might be soon. These are things we need to know, and if you don't tell us, who will?

Nobody minds the restrictions; everyone will just be happy to have her home. What you didn't mention, but probably should, is that she will need some time to rest, recuperate, and just enjoy being home again.

So Jackie, when you get home, please harden yourself to JUST SAY NO when you don't feel like having company around - even if we are really fun people who are not sneezing, coughing or a health risk. We will understand. On the other hand, please DO tell us if you feel the need for some company, or some help. We'll be there.

Keeping our fingers crossed on the tests!
J

11:24 AM

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Bruce, you being too forward?! Never! How are family and friends to totally understand the WHOLE situation if SOMEONE doesn't inform them?! Jackie girl, you just keep those good numbers coming and you will be home before you know it.
God Bless and Take Care.

Sherrie

4:09 PM

 
Blogger Tami said...

Great News! We are so looking forward to the both of you being home. We know that you both are so ready. Just having You guys in Oklahoma will feel like we are visting you. Thanks for giving us the heads up on all the safety things that we needed to know. You have been great with all the information. Keep it coming. Love ya both.

6:45 PM

 

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