We were up super early this morning. I woke up at 4:30, finished packing and got us ready. We will not be returning to our hospital room because when we arrive back at Shriners they will put us right across from the nursing unit. So...that means packing up, and it’s amazing how much crap you [...]
10. Tomorrow’s surgery
So tomorrow is the day we've been dreading since our last big surgery three years ago. We will start preparations tonight and we will be the first and only patient for our doctor tomorrow. I will head over the the other hospital at 6:30 to register us as inpatients and take care of all the [...]
A Night in the ICU
After the news from our surgeon last night, Jesse and I were elated! It's amazing the way darkness can try to seduce your thoughts when you have so much at risk. We left Shriners, where we had been waiting, to head across to MCH. We were almost giddy with relief. We ran down and grabbed [...]
Earned my gold today!
K...update. It is 5:30 our time, and I just talked to the surgeon. Ben should be out of the OR in the next hour or so. All the tricky stuff is done - they are just wrapping things up. The surgeon was pleased with how the surgery went. We were able to do both the [...]