Tuesday, May 26, 2009

We have a plan!!

Today was a long day. It started with a long drive to Hopkins at 7:30am... driving in traffic 20 miles per hour and two hours later we were finally there (1 hour late), then we waited for another 1 1/2. We had a good time waiting... we got to see the clowns and they entertained us for a while. Wyatt enjoyed popping bubbles! Finally we saw Dr. A, Wyatt's surgeon and created a plan!!!! Yipee!! Dr. A said that he talked with the other two surgeons Dr. L and Dr. C for a long time about Wyatt and they all agreed that it is in Wyatt's best interest to have a Nissen Fundoplication. where the stomach is wrapped around the esophagus. This will help with his reflux, GERD, and will also correct his hiatus hernia. Dr. A is also planning on putting a patch near the esophagus as well. We have been postponing doing this procedure hoping that we would not have another surgery... but given that Wyatt has part of his stomach in his chest and is requiring more oxygen, we feel that this is the best solution. Dr. A said Wyatt will get a complete tune up. He will also have two other procedures done as well (circumcision and repairing an undescended testicle). We will find out surgery date tomorrow. It will most likely be June 11th or June 25th. Wyatt was in a great mood, saying hi to every one and talking a lot. Dr. A told his assistant that Wyatt is a miracle baby and that developmental he seems to be just fine.. overcoming a head bleed and vocal cord paralazation. That's my boy!!

By the way... my sister needs 1,000 more votes by this Thursday. I feel like I am harassing every one to vote for her.... but the top 5 people will be granted an interview and my sister wants this job very badly. She has a great chance for it too!! Please forward this information in an e-mail to your address book or post it on your blog. I am not a big fan of forwards, but she has never wanted something so much and she really is a good person and deserves this:) Here is the link to vote- http://www.hostourcoast.com/submission.cfm?v=52116A26-3048-71C2-17D97D0931D9BBEF

1 comment:

Vicki Jensen said...

Wow, that sounds like a long day but I'm sure you are so relieved to have a plan for Wyatt now. We'll be keeping you guys in our thoughts and prayers. Let me know if you need anything.

I hope Danielle gets that job. Her video was great.