Surgery – Page 2

Category: Surgery

We’ve arrived at @AkronChildrens Hospital for Gavin’s procedures

Gavin’s a bit nervous but doing well. He’s very focused on the IV heading his way and is trying to talk himself through it. He brought a stuffed animal with him to help him be brave, his words not mine. We’re waiting for the doctor and anesthesiologist to come talk to us before they take …

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Please keep Gavin in your thoughts and prayers this morning

Gavin has now gone more than 24 hours without eating. For someone who loves their life around eat meal of the day, that wasn’t easy and it’s still going to be almost half a day before he’s able to eat. We will arrive at Akron Children’s Hospital in about 2 hours, and his scopes are …

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#Autism further complicates an already unpleasant situation

This is going to be a fricking nightmare. It already is. Gavin has begun the pre-op cleanse if you will. If that wasn’t bad enough, he’s not allowed to eat anything for at least the next 28 hours. For most people, a 28 hour fast would be very difficult. Gavin however, isn’t most people. His …

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It’s a bittersweet blessing

I went back and forth a few times with multiple people from Akron Children’s Hospital this morning, trying to figure out the missing lab work thing. I’m happy and relieved to say that I think we’re good now. ☺ We have the pre-op prep instructions that he will begin on Monday and while unpleasant, it …

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Pre-testing at @AkronChildrens Hospital went better than expected

It’s been a really long and emotional day. I wanted to quickly let you know how testing went this morning at Akron Children’s Hospital. This was all in regards to the medically necessary procedures Gavin needs to have done on the 5th of June. We had been concerned about how he would react to learning …

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