UPDATE @ 2:15 EST
I got a voice mail from Ness and things are still not good. Ness sounds like she is exhausted and my heart breaks that she has to watch her child go through this. Kierney apparently collapsed on her way to the bathroom. She has now been sent for an MRI and an MRA - doc said depending on what the tests show, she may have to be transferred to a hospital that has a more adequate neuro department. They are still leaning toward viral meningitis and are looking for the tests to tell them as much info as possible re: swelling in the brain.
Please, please, please kick the prayers into high gear for this family.
Will continue to update as I get more information.
Hallie here from WWoW filling in for Ness. I received email from her very early this morning. Things do not look good for Kiereney. She is still in the hospital where tests are being done to potentially confirm a diagnosis of viral meningitis. Kiereney is severely dehydrated so it took 4 lumbar punctures just to find spinal fluid to test. Ness is staying at the hospital.
I beg you all to send prayers Kiereney's way and to keep the entire family in your thoughts. Ness is the first to step up to the plate when any of us need a loving embrace (even just via the blog). Now it's time for us to repay the favor.
I will update throughout the day as I receive more information. For now, please leave Ness a comment letting her know that the blogging community is bombarding Kiereney with positive thoughts and prayers. I know from personal experience that your comments really do help.
Ness, if you need anything, please call/text/email. You know I'm here for you. John asked me to let you know that he will spend his time at home sending healing thoughts to Kiereney as well.
Hang in there my friend.
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