Reincarnated As A Mother

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Day 21: Surgery Success

After waiting a mere five hours for his procedure-- it went smashingly well.
They threaded this through his arm and into one of the main veins above his heart.
After X-rays showed it was in the right position, they pulled out that troublesome central line.
So hopefully, this will last us until August 9th when he gets surgery for his permanent port.
 Keanut was more than grouchy when he woke up.
He ate lasagna, cottage cheese and some waffles...
but his favorite by far was the nearly entire bag of white cheddar popcorn
my good friend Pam brought in for him.
Check out that sweet animal patterned arm protector he now gets to sport.
 Pam crawled up into the crib and cuddled with him to rock him to sleep.
I couldn't think of a kinder gift-- I danced, rocked and held Kean for hours
waiting for the docs to come get him today.  It was so nice to get a break this evening.
How lucky I am to have such good friends who love me and love him.
 One final note.... Byron sent this to me after picking the girls up from swimming at
Grandpa Bodily's.  The caption to the text read  "Life goes on around here".


Stacy said...

Poor Kean. Wish he didn't have to have so many procedures! So glad you have such great support up there! ... and love the outfit!?

Shellee said...

Oh, how I loved Olivia's PICC line! I was able to bring her home and I delivered all her antibiotics! The home health people came in and taught me how to hook her up and she had it for about a week. When they took it out, they did it at home. Olivia's was up her leg because she doesn't have a lot of feeling and we had to keep it covered and clean, but she was able to bend her leg.
Anyway, I hope that you are able to being Kean home soon, because it's nice for him to be home and comfortable in his own place!