Just a quick update to say that Noah is home! The surgery went very well. The whole procedure took just about 45 minutes, but he was in recovery for about 3 hours. He never does very well coming out of anesthesia. After a few hours he started to come around and was crying and pointing at his IV wanting it out. That's always a sign that he's ready to go home! We are so relieved to have this done and out of the way. After all the procedures and surgeries he has had, it never gets easier to see him go through it. The older he is, the more he understands what is going on. He is going to be in pain for a few days and already has some bruising, but we are hoping he is back to terrorizing his brothers by the weekend. We will meet with the surgeon next Friday to have the stitches removed.
I will most an update and new pictures soon! Thank you for all the love and prayers!
Monday, July 13, 2009
Life has been pretty quiet other than a few minor issues. We discovered that Noah has a left inguinal hernia and another small issue in the same area that needs repaired. He doesn't seem to bothered by it, but it still has to be fixed. We talked to his surgeon in Ann Arbor and he gave his blessing that Noah would be just fine having the surgery done here in town. We met with the pediatric surgeon here and he assured us that it is quite common and should be a routine procedure. They will repair the left hernia and explore the right side as well. Surgery is schedule for Wed, July 22nd around 3pm. We aren't sure if he will have to stay until Thursday or not, it will depend on how well he does with the anesthesia. I will update when he is home!