Saturday, May 1, 2010

Still here

He got moved up around 4 yesterday. He was cleared by surgery to go home to day but has enough minor stuff going on that the on floor ped wants to keep him at least one more night. His liver enzymes are still elevated, he has a rash that is spreading and unrelated to the gentamyacin allergic rash which he had yesterday morning but cleared up after they stopped the med. He is still running a low temp, and I just vented out about 40cc of cloudy liquid from his G. Not sure what that is all about. The nurse texted the Dr. and we'll see. He also needs a follow up chest x-ray because the one from yesterday morning showed....are you ready....that the para-esophageal hernia was still there! However, (wish I had a nickel for every time I used that word) the surgeon says it is just some leftover CO2 from when they inflate the chest cavity for the surgery. Good thing I like and trust him.
If all goes well we should be home tomorrow evening, which is still way earlier than planned for so I'll take it!


  1. Give that little trooper of yours a huge hug!
    Again thanks for keeping us updated!
    Hope tomorrow brings you home.

  2. Good luck coming home tomorrow. Sounds like things are going well :)

  3. Yeah early is better, but make sure you don't go home until you are completely sure he's ready!

  4. Good luck. Sounds like he maybe home soon. Hope all goes well.