Sunday, June 17, 2007

Surgery

Well Jackson and I are off to MUSC in the morning to have tubes put in his ears. I've been told by several people that it's a relatively simple procedure, in and out. Yet, I'm still nervous. The only surgeries I've had to wait for were the two he had was for his diaphragmatic hernia and his skull. Both were long surgeries that kept me in the waiting room biting my nails to the quick and not being able to focus on anything I tried to do.

We have to be there to check in at 6:45 am. He's not to have anything to eat after midnight, not a problem since he's asleep then. But he can't have any fluids after 4am. Now that's a problem because as soon as he wakes up in the morning, he has a cup of his soy milk. He's going to be starving by the time he gets out of surgery. I think I'll treat him to something special afterwards.

I really hope the tubes help improve his hearing tests. He's been doing great signing basic words we use regularly. He's also been saying some more words. The most beautiful was when he repeated "I love you!"

We're going in debt with the hospital bills, but since I'm making payments every month, they can't put it on my credit. Thank goodness for that!

Anyway, wish us luck tomorrow. I'm going to need it.

1 comment:

Heather said...

Aidan was in and out, and a different child after the procedure. Good luck