Hospiblogging Update

Not much change today — the First Mate is resting a bit more comfortably, and we still haven’t heard a final diagnosis from the lung docs. My guess is that we won’t hear anything until tomorrow, as it takes at least 24 hours to study the cultures. In the meantime, they’re giving her the kill-everything-but-the-patient drug regime just to make sure they’re covering their bases, and it’s doing some good; her fever has dropped to 99, almost normal. It hasn’t improved her cough at all, though.
Thanks again for the thoughts and prayers. The FM brightens up every time I mention how many of you have been kind enough to send your notes of concern. She wants me to send her greetings back to all of you, and her thanks as well as mine. More updates later …