Phew! What a long day we had!
Ally and I left around 9am
to travel to the university hospital.
We enjoyed the alone time we had together.
We were able to talk, laugh, sing,
and listen to some very enjoyable classical music.
My beloved tried to call
but was unable to get through on my cell phone.
He was, however, somehow able
to leave a voice message for Ally and I.
That was a real blessing to hear!
When we arrived at the hospital (3 hours later),
we discovered that there was a miscommunication, again...
But they were great and were able to work it out for us.
She saw the pediatric neurologist,
who ordered lots more labs.
Then we saw the endocrinologist,
who has said she believes
Ally does, indeed, have hyperthyroidism
and was eager to treat it with a prescription.
It is the same medication (they said) that is used
to treat Graves Disease, but said that
Ally does not have this particular disease.
The doctor didn't seem too thrilled
when I told her we would, first,
be looking into natural ways of treating this.
They, also, ordered more labs.
Then we went to get her EEG done
and then down to get all of that blood drawn (6 viles).
We were at the hospital a total of about 5 hours,
then headed back towards home
(after stopping in for a little supper).
We didn't arrive home until 10pm.
The younger ones (and my mom)
were already in bed sleeping.
I'm sure they had a long day, too.
We look forward to getting more results back soon.
And will, also, be returning for some nerve testing.
Thank you all, so much, for your prayers.