4. We can get out of bed!

We were transferred to Shriner's Monday. It was a crazy, busy day. Once we arrived, I had some paperwork to do and Ben was examined regularly to ensure that he was doing well because he had just gotten off anesthesia. So far, so good. Ben has 5 screws (posts/pins) installed into his head holding his [...]

3. Well…that went well!

Despite a way too early start, the day has gone great so far! I was up at 4:30 - getting ready and packing up. I work Ben up at 5:15 to have some juice and get him in the shower. We bathed him last night in chlorhexidine and washed his hair with it, but I [...]

Pre-Op Adventures

Yesterday was a busy day.  We were mostly at MCH (Montreal Children's Hospital).  We started out at the Shriner's for a quick OT assessment.  They were checking Ben's mobility and sense of touch as well as measuring him for some upcoming equipment.  This will set the baseline standards for him.  We also got to meet [...]