Monday, June 09, 2008

Another !@#$%^&* surgery?!?

Lili goes in tomorrow am for surgery to close her stoma (the site of her g-tube). She yanked the Mic-key button out on Thursday, and after conferring with the doctor we decided to leave it out and let the stoma close on its own. Not gonna happen. She saw the surgeon who put the tube in today and he doesn't think it will ever close properly. Since the stomach acid is frying her poor skin, she's going in for surgery tomorrow - I'm amazed he could schedule it so quickly. She should be there overnight but hopefully everyone will be home on Wednesday. That tube has been a lifesaver, but we barely use it anymore, so...buh-bye.

7 comments:

Kim Ayres said...

Hope it all goes fine - best wishes :)

Archie said...

Thanks Kim.

Update: The surgery went well; she's got an n-g tube in right now to keep her stomach from getting bloated which could rip the sutures. If she eats and drinks well tomorrow, she should be coming home. It's been crappy for me not being there, since I have a cold and work and stuff, but it sounds like our princess grouchy is recovering nicely.

Grandma Marian said...

I thought I posted a comment last night, but it didn't take. I was rooting for you, Lili! It's great to hear that you're coming along well!!!!! Thanks for posting the update, Daddy/Son - be well all 3!!!!! - Grandma Marian xxxooo xxxooo xxxooo

livia-the-great said...

glad to hear all went well... sending warm thoughts! tekeal & livia

Archie said...

Thanks everyone! She's comin' home! She was trying to tear apart the room when the doctor came in to clear her to leave - probably didn't need to look very close to know she was ready to get outta there...

Grandma Marian said...

Glad to hear Lili presumably came home 1 or 2 days ago! Keep on truckin,' little girl!!!!!
Lots of love from Grandma Marian xxxooo xxxooo xxxooo p.s. I'm in Calgary, about to come home tomorrow, and then I'm hoping to see you pretty soon after that :<)))

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