West Nile Journey

by, DailySunshine On 10/16/2016

We all hear 'rumors' or first hand accounts stories about 'It happened to me...' but just know that may or may not be your experience.…

More
by, DailySunshine On 10/11/2016

After barely being in the sub-acute facility for a full week, having gone to Walter Reed and now Holy Cross Hospital, I saw this as…

More
by, DailySunshine On 10/11/2016

Just before my father left Walter Reed - Bethesda, this beautiful blanket arrives with a note:                  This…

More
by, DailySunshine On 10/11/2016

One of the reasons that why Genesis Fairland was chosen at first because of the distance to Walter Reed - Bethesda (Walter Reed National Military…

More
by, DailySunshine On 09/29/2016

They tried very hard to get my dad discharged before the New Year rang in but I kept saying it would be a 'Miracle' if…

More
by, DailySunshine On 09/29/2016

After pulling an all nighter at the hospital on New Year's Eve --my father was telling my sister and I to make funeral arrangements and…

More
by, DailySunshine On 09/29/2016

I called this the 'Donate Life Tree', it's all dressed in donate life colors --blue and green.  This tree stood in the Atrium at Hopkins…

More
by, DailySunshine On 09/29/2016

    December was a very interesting month, we thought our father would be released sometime in December.  But he had one hang up, he…

More
by, DailySunshine On 09/29/2016

Hopkins changes trachs every Monday, the first few times my father desaturated and it was a very scary few minutes before they could figure out…

More
by, DailySunshine On 09/29/2016

My dad was 'medically stable' not sick enough to be in the ICU but still needed closer watch so he was moved to the PCU…

More
by, DailySunshine On 09/29/2016

One of the doctors over at VA said my dad had the West Nile Virus the day after he was admitted into the hospital.  Both…

More
by, DailySunshine On 09/29/2016

John Hopkins was under Code Red when I had initially called, so had to wait for the Code Red to be lifted and a bed…

More
by, DailySunshine On 09/29/2016

My father had been sick before, but never like this.  This was the first time that he did not communicate with us. The Renal Doctors…

More