Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Abbey Update

From Jim.
For the last couple of days Abbey has showed signs of a cold coming on. It started Saturday when she woke up, and continued into yesterday. Shelley was, as usual, on top of Abbey's temperature and was VERY closely monitoring it. Her temp. was hovering in the high 99's, but never hit that magic number of 100.4... until yesterday around dinner time. After conferring with the doctors, Shelley took Abbey to the ER last night. When she got there, her temp. was 101. Another key number is Abbey's ANC (Absolute Neutraphil Count)... which I'm sure many of you have heard that before. If Abbey's ANC is below 750, I think, then they consider her to be neutropenic and she is admitted into the hospital. Well, her ANC was 60!!! I think that's the lowest it's ever been. So, to make a long story short, Abbey was admitted into Rainbow 2 last night. She is receiving an antibiotic and will be monitored closely. Once again we covet your prayers and I will update on here when I get a chance later today. Thanks.

9 comments:

G Family said...

Praying for healing-peace- and comfort! We love you!

Judy B said...

We pray that God is wrapping the Colberts tightly in his arms and holding you close while Abbeys body fights these colds and viruses. We also pray her counts increase and she will be back home again soon. We love you guys !!!

Amber said...

I'm praying for Abbey!

Jenny said...

Sending our prayers for Abbey and you all, with much love from Jenny and Doug xoxo

dana said...

Praying for your dear sweet girl!

Beth said...

Prayers said!

Cindy Bailey said...

I'm so sorry that Abbey is sick and back in the hospital. I'll be praying that the antibiotics help to make her well and that her ANC comes back to normal. Take care and God Bless.

Bethany said...

We are praying, praying, praying. We know that she will beat this little bump in the road with the Lord's aid. Shelley I was going to call you today regarding your message, but I'll wait until you get home from the hospital. Anyway it was great hearing your voice. Abbey, get well very soon! We love you sweetie!

Amy Beachy said...

Praying for sweet Abbey and all of you!! What an amazing family you are!

Love,
Amy