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Post surgery – Day 4. Small steps

It’s not wise to go looking for drama when you’re in the hospital. All too often it will find you and it’s not good. But when there aren’t any big developments, it’s hard to know how things are going. That’s how Deane’s fifth day in the hospital has been. It’s not that nothing happened. Late … Continue reading

Post Surgery – Day 3. Change isn’t always bad

A queasy feeling churned in the pit of my stomach when I realized my child was being moved to the ICU. At 8 a.m. the night nurse told me Deane had had a fever that spiked in the middle of the night. It had been another night of constant de-sats and suctioning. Within an hour, … Continue reading

Post surgery

So the operation went well yesterday. All the work on Deane’s hip and legs seems to have gone according to plan. The epidural they put in to numb his legs went in smoothly and has remained effective. The schedule was that after a couple of hours in post-op recovery, Deane would be sent up to … Continue reading