Kennedy is going in this morning for a couple procedures at the hospital. She is having a colonoscopy, endoscopy and CT scan done. The first two were ordered by GI to hopefully find the cause for her ongoing stomach issues. She was diagnosed with Lymphocytic Colitis several years ago which we were told was likely a side effect of the chemotherapy she went through. However, the medicine they put her on stopped working early in the year. Her GI doctor here wanted to make sure that it's still JUST the colitis and not a new issue before trying a different treatment so the biopsies they take today will show that, one way or the other.
The CT scan is on her head and neck to see if they can find the cause for the ongoing headaches she's been having lately. They seem to have become a lot less in the last week or so, so that's a good thing! We were really worried for awhile. Still, better safe than sorry... she has lots of wires and plates and other "stuff" in the back of that pretty little head of hers. Her ped just wants to make sure everything is ok which will probably mean sending the scans to her doctor at Shriners for his opinion, but we'll see. I'm just glad they were able to coordinate both tests since she has to be sedated for both. Heaven knows she's no stranger to anesthesia, but any time we can combine, it's a good thing!
Anyway, please keep her in your prayers today!! We should be back home by early afternoon and hopefully we can catch a little nap before I have to pick the other kids up from school. I'll post again and let you know that everything went well.