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 Post subject: Athena update / MORE 3/31
PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 5:48 pm 
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This computer crashed so I was off line for a while getting everything back again.

Athena is still in Pittsburgh. Has been awake on & off as the staff allows, has a lung problem so they try her off the oxy & then back on, her diaphram is weak. She had some rejection trouble but that seems ok now. She has a physical therapist who works her limbs to keep them functional.
We just keep praying. We thank all who also pray!


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 Post subject: Re: Athena update
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Poor baby.. praying for her recovery.

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 Post subject: Re: Athena update
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Thanks for updating, Janet. Wonderful that she isn't having rejection problems! I'm holding Athena in my heart, hoping everything will resolve. She's a very special little girl.

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 Post subject: Re: Athena update
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Grateful for the update and will continue to hold your sweet Athena in my prayers.
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Praying for baby Athena. :hp She's such a beautiful baby girl. :hp :love :hp


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 Post subject: Re: Athena update
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Thank you for the update on Athena, Janet. I hope that all of her problems will resolve as she grows and gets a little stronger. A huge relief that she doesn't seem to be experiencing rejection problems, but maybe some of the medicines she's been on have made it a little harder for her to get her strength back. Prayers for your beautiful little one.

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 Post subject: Re: New Athena update
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Athena is able to be awake more now & is her same happy self.
We are so relieved. She will still have to stay at the hosp. a while
longer. She will learn to eat which is pretty exciting to us.
Thats about all I know right now. All the prayer warriors have
helped to get her this far so we are still asking for more of them.
Please & Thank You All & Gods Blessing on You too. Jan


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I'm so happy for you, Athena, and all those who love her. I know that you must be relieved that things are moving in the right direction!!!! :Clap

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 Post subject: Re: Athena update
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Good news! :Clap

Continued prayers for baby Athena

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Great news and more prayers

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Looks like its going well.. Very happy for you.. Prayers

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 Post subject: Re: Athena update / MORE 3/31
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Well, Athena is havin' a hard time. Her transplant hasn't rejected but it just isn't going to function. What I'm posting is the best information I've gotten from Nicole. Needless to say she & her whole fam are stressed to the limit.

As of Monday Athena will be relisted as a status 1b (which is about as high as she can get) for a new transplant. After many months of working and doing everything we can it is looking like this will be our best option. Although these organs she has are not in active rejection, they are also not functioning to where she can be fed. I am so thankful for all of the support and I hope it will only grow with this new adventure. :)
Athena has been resting so well today. She has been very busy the past couple days. Relisting for transplant is hard work and consists of a lot of tests and it has worn my baby out. She went through her second plasma pherasis treatment today. It is very similar to dialysis, they cycle her blood removing the plasma and replacing it with fresh plasma. This with help her as far as bleeding and such to prepare her for another major surgery. I will keep everyone posted. :)


Athena has a Facebook page "Team Athena" where she can be followed.
We all thank God for the friends we have through Trixie & her Cocker friends & their wonderful families. Thank you all for
your compassion & your prayers. Love Jan


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I will keep that baby girl in my prayers. I can't even begin to imagine what you, her parents, and all those who love and are close to her are feeling.

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Praying hard for baby Athena to get new organs and begin to thrive.

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 Post subject: Re: Athena update / MORE 3/31
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OH this breaks my heart, prayers for that little darling.

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 Post subject: Re: Athena update / MORE 3/31
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more prayers coming.....

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 Post subject: Re: Athena update / MORE 3/31
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Continued prayers for this sweet child. God bless her and the whole family. Stay strong. :hp

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baby Athena and family; not far from my heart, continued prayers coming out your way! keep united and strong as you need one another more each day!

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Praying for Athena with all of my heart. :hp

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Continued thoughts and prayers for baby Athena :hp

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Prayers and positive thoughts for Baby Athena and family.

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Janet, I'm so sorry to read about this huge setback. We've all come to love baby Athena so very much and want this precious angel to be well and healthy and to be able to do all the things that little girls enjoy. Praying that all will go well and that Athena will be kept comfortable until new organs become available for her transplant and that her little body will accept the new organs without any complications. Sending love and hugs to Athena and her wonderful family. God bless Athena and her family. :hp


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 Post subject: Re: Athena update / MORE 3/31
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Thank you all so much for good wishes & the power of prayer!
I love that we can count on you. Check her fb page, "Team Athena"
you can send her an E card. That Hospital is pretty remarkable.


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Janet, any updates on Baby Athena?

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