Orions been doing great. They kept him sleepy all night which gave bo and I a chance to rest up as well. The plan is to keep him pretty sedated all day today, but he's fighting it! Kicking his arms and legs and tugging at lines makes me panic! They continue his medications to calm him down, but this kid is a fighter! They even had to tie down his arm so he wouldn't pull anything. Doctors finally gave him a different med and it seems to be working (so far).
Since the first 72 hours are critical, we are praying for no infections, no bleeding, and no complications. We are at bedside, bo is working and I am tired from getting 5 hours of straight rest (very rare!). Orions got awesome nurses and doctors here, and we just love
and appreciate everything this hospital has done for us. We also love and appreciate the support we've received from friends and family too!
He still has his breathing tube in, and they plan on taking it out tomorrow. He's got an NG tube again, so they might start feeds today through the tube.
DOH! Orion is already waking yp again. The nurse just gave him another med to get him back to sleep, so we hope this one lasts longer!
Let's hope for a speedy recovery so he can get home and return to his fun playing and visits with family and friends!
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