November 25, 2014
I’ve been reading this amazing book for a while now. It´s dense, but clear. An excelent book by Andrew Solomon. And it open ideas wider than I could imagine. It as become a moment for pause in my days. Now, … Continue reading
July 18, 2013
And once more, Clara has bilateral otitis media. Almost two weeks ago, the weather was incredibly hot and we chose to use the air conditioning to get better sleep, specially Clara, that really sweats a lot. The result was almost … Continue reading
One week ago, Clara has also gone through a bilateral miringotomy, before the laminectomy. That way, she won´t need to me put under anesthesia in a couple of months from now again for this surgery. She had a bilateral chronic otitis, due to narrowing in her eustachian tubes. These tubes allow the middle ear to drain and to relieve pressure. Clara had effusion in both ears so they were completely filled, like shown in this animation. The reason for this was because her eustachian tubes were and are quite narrow. So, every sound that she eared wasn´t sharp, but at least, she didn´t show any sign of pain due to the otitis media. Now, hopefully, that will be quite different, for better!