Nosebleeds and Puffed Cheeks – Lilly’s Recovery from Meningoencephalomyelitis
As the rampant inflammation slowly subsides, Lilly is getting fewer nosebleeds. Her nose is still all crusty and blocked, though. So, I had to share this video of her sleeping and trying to breathe.
A few other important data points:
- 2 weeks … how long Lilly has been seizure free
- 1.5 pounds … how much weight Lilly has regained since the brutal, week-long diarrhea stopped
- 2 … the number of times Lilly now wakes us up each night for help (compared to 10-12 per night)
- 2/23 … Lilly’s next recheck appointment with our neurology team
- $865 … the amount raised via chip-in to help pay Lilly’s veterinary bills, including money sent my mail and other means (outside the chip-in).
Thank you! We haven’t had time to send individual notes, but we are humbled and grateful for each person who has sent us money. Here is a link to the Champion of My Heart chip-in explanation page. After next week’s recheck appointment, I expect our total costs of saving Lilly’s life to reach $8,000.
Still no insurance or other financial assistance news on the official front.
Anyway, here is our latest video update, showing Lilly trying to breathe despite her stuffed, crusty nose. It’s kind of sweet. I could watch her rest all day long. I’m just so grateful she is still alive.
Two weeks ago, that outcome was not at all certain.