Today she seems more settled. The insulin is a temporary measure to combat the stress she is suffering in ITU which has increased her blood sugar levels. GBS has affected all her moving parts including larynx, gullet etc making talking and swallowing very difficult. She is still being fed intravenously and has been refused water as this they say, could trigger an infection. She can just about cough which helps in the removal of secretions from her lungs with the aid of a suction tube down her nose. Too much information……She desperately needs to sleep but is fighting it as she has spelt out that she has bad dreams.

Poor Jennie: Life couldn’t be much worse….

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