Wed. Aug 3, in Intensive Care one day after surgery
Esther is doing well, but there are some difficult days ahead.
Her hands are so swollen from amyloidosis that she can't hold a book
to read. And while we were visiting, a nurse came in to admonish her
that if she didn't do her breathing exercises she was at risk of
developing pneumonia. He also wanted her to increase her calorie intake,
and Esther promised to apply herself to his instructions.