Category Archives: Surgery




We received confusing results from Gavin’s surgery and I have 4 questions that need answered

We received some confusing information regarding the results of Gavin’s endoscopy and colonoscopy that took place last Friday. I received a phone call explaining that for the most part, his results were good. He does have what the nurse called mild gastritis but there wasn’t an explanation for it. We… Read more »







Here’s how Gavin’s surgery went at @AkronChildrens Hospital today

Unfortunately, I’m not feeling very well tonight and I think it’s my body turning on me because of all the stress. I’m going to make this super quick because there isn’t a great deal of information to share for another week or so. As I said eariler, Gavin’s surgery went… Read more »







A quick update because just got home

We just arrived home. Everything went as well as expected. I’ll explain what they found a little bit later on. Right now I’m going to be bed. Gavin is taking a nap and sleeping off the rest of the anesthesia. I appreciate all the support we’ve been shown in the… Read more »







We have arrived at @AkronChildrens for Gavin’s surgery

We’ve made it and made it early, thrifty minutes early to be exact. We had anticipated construction but it didn’t occur to me that we would be driving through before the workers started for the day. Anyway, we’re here, checked in and waiting for a room. I appreciate all the… Read more »







Please keep Gavin in your thoughts and prayers

Everything is a go and I’m off to bed cause we have to be up and moving around 4 AM. I’m not looking forward to that at all but I’m grateful it’s actually happening that early because Gavin won’t have to go without eating any longer than he has to…. Read more »







Gavin’s scheduled for surgery tomorrow but did we get everything worked out?

I need to get you all caught up on Gavin’s status and whether or not his scheduled surgery is a go for tomorrow. I couldn’t really share anything until this afternoon because I didn’t get the final word until a few hours ago. There are three things that needed to… Read more »







Gavin’s surgery is now uncertain

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Gavin’s supposed to have an endoscopy and a colonoscopy done at Akron Children’s Hospital next week. They consider this surgery and refer to it as such, so I’m doing the same. I received a phone call this morning from his Gastroenterologist. This is the doctor who ordered the non-urgent but… Read more »