Norwin on Tuesday, 15 July, 2008

Hello everyone! Some decisions have been made about my next steps and I thought it prudent to let you all know about these without delay. My paediatrician, Dr Nicolleta Hay, the intervention-radiologist, Dr Pieter Fourie, as well as the paediatric-cardiologist at Unitas, Dr Fritz Potze have all come to the conclusion that it will be […]

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Norwin on Monday, 14 July, 2008

Hi all! Well, the probability is pretty high that I’m going to Unitas on Wednesday, to have a 2nd embolisation done by means of interventional-radiology on Thursday morning at 7:30. The reason for the probability as opposed to certainty is that I’m still somewhat jaundiced at the moment, and the procedure cannot be done on […]

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Norwin on Wednesday, 9 July, 2008

Ciao, I’m pretty overwhelmed, as it’s been an exciting few days. So, being at a loss for words, I figured I should go back to 1974 and borrow some lyrics from The Hollies to title today’s blog. Why exciting may you wonder? Well, as of this evening, I’ve been off my little ventilator for a […]

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Norwin on Tuesday, 8 July, 2008

Hi all, After being weaned off the ventilator over the past few days I can happily report that at 12:19 yesterday I was extubated! Although my Mom and Dad had the neonatal ICU on speed dial throughout the night, their stress and concern was unfounded as I really had a good evening and although my […]

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Norwin on Wednesday, 2 July, 2008

Bonjour, At the risk of disappointing my fans and devotees, I have some unfortunate news to share. After a fitful night I had to be re-intubated this morning and was put back onto the ventilator, and will probably be going onto a course of meds to stabilise my blood pressure, kidney functioning, heart and lungs. […]

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