Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Our little patient

It's surgery and recovery time
Lia had her tonsils and adenoids out last Thursday. 

We are on 5 days post op 

I cannot believe the parents that said 
"Oh it's so easy when they are young" 
Um... Nope it's not! Every 3 hours we are giving some type of medicine and there are tears. It may be easier than if your older but it's far from easy. 

I cannot believe the parents that said "My little one ate fries and nuggets during recovery" 
Um...Nope! We are lucky if Lia wants to swallow let alone eat. 

Lia is on a steady diet of; 
Popsicles
Ice Cream - peach 
Noodle soup 
Popsicles 
Ice cubes 
Juice 
Ice Cream - peach 
You get the idea! 

Having your tonsils out is hard. 

Let's recap the last 5 days with pictures; 

The early morning walk to admissions 
Follow that blue path! 

Pre -op 
Look at that sweet face 

Post Op 

We are blessed to be so close to a wonderful Children's Hospital




Going Home - Day 1 


Day 2 


Day 3 

Day 4 

Day 5 

We are hoping to turn the corner very soon~ we know Lia is ready! 
Because having your tonsils out is hard 

2 comments:

  1. Poor kid! I remember the misery of having my tonsils out; I feel her pain. Hope she's well on the mend and back to her normal self very soon.

    BTW, ever hear Bill Cosby's routine about having his tonsils out? Spot on.

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  2. wow what a beautiful hospital! It is interesting to see the smile go from up to okay to down to up. Poor Lia. I hope she is feeling much better now.

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