New Home: Reut

Yitzchak Meir has now been transferred to the Reut Medical Center (Lichtenstadter) in Tel Aviv. Ella travelled with him in the ambulance and checked him in. I followed behind in the car with Mordechai Eliyahu & Kayla Esther. The Medical Center is filled with children in similar conditions, so it is not the most pleasant…

Approved: Lichtenstadter

The kupat Cholim (insurance company) has approved payment for Yitzchak Meir to be sent to the Lichtenstadter Hospital in Tel Aviv. He could be transferred as early as Sunday, and we will be accompanying him there. Yitzchak Meir’s condition is otherwise unchanged. This may sound repetetive, but he is in about the same condition as…

Getting Ready for Release

No major changes in Yitzchak Meir’s condition. Shaare Tzedek Hospital is ready to to release him. Our social worker is now in negotiations with the health insurance company to get them to pay for placing him in an insitution in Tel Aviv.

Unheard of CT Scan

Dear Friends, Thank you all for your calls and enquiries and offers of help. Words cannot express our gratitude to you all – the moral support definitely helps us feel stronger during this difficult time. How we wish we could respond in turn with good news about our son! Unfortunately we have no good news…

Slight Improvement

Yitzchak Meir’s continue continues to improve. He is in the pediatric ward of Shaare Tzedek Hospital, and girls from Darchei Bina and Michlala have been coming during the past week to watch him. I saw him yesterday, and he was looking quite good. He is getting a little extra oxygen, and food through a tube,…

Downturn

Yitzchak Meir’s condition has deteriorated slightly. He is now on a respirator, as he is still having difficulty breathing. What can we say? We brought him home last week thinking it would be forever (or at least a good long time). Obviously, it isn’t. So instead of trying to predict the future, we will simply…