Monday, November 7, 2011

Ortho and quick updates

We had a very quiet weekend. Saturday evening Bob and I went out for dinner, shopping and a movie. It was sooo nice to get 6 hrs out alone. Very needed after these last few weeks.
Sunday we all laid incredibly low and didn't do a darned thing.
Today we have a new nurse shadowing. This morning was slow letting her get used to Eli. Eli had therapy with his speech path plus his sign language teacher. His IPAD was approved!!! Plus all of the extras that were requested. We are super excited!

Then this afternoon he had his appt with his new orthopedic surgeon. She says that when his muscles were growing in utero and as a baby they weren't able to grow properly which made his bones distorted. She says that ultimately he needs surgery. What she will do is cut both femurs in half and then rotate them to the proper place. Then they will be anchored down with metal plates and rods. Then he will have leg casts while they heal. She said that right now she wants to wait until he's a bit stronger. She's concerned that doing it now will cause way to far of a setback muscle wise. We are waiting to hear back on his care meeting for the trach. hoping to hear something tomorrow.

This evening Ari fell and got hurt. She was going over the baby gate and slipped and fell backwards hitting the back of her head on the tile floor. She has a massive knot and cried for a good 45 minutes. Alot of ice. No signs of concussion or anything else. We will wake her multiple times during the night, but I have no doubt that she will still have quite the headache come morning.

Tomorrow we meet with Eli's cardiologist. I'm anxiously awaiting this appt. This is the first of many times the trach will be seriously discussed, and his answers tomorrow will almost make our decision for us. I'm so damn nervous.
I will update tomorrow as soon as I know more!

1 comment:

Jancy said...

Awww...sorry to hear about your princess getting hurt! Kiss it and make it all better Momma!