Monthly Archives: September 2006

Everything’s going great

It’s been a great ten days since I last wrote.  Douglas’s bandages and sterile strips and stitches and oxygen are gone.  We’ve had two appointments with the Cardiologist, and he can say nothing other than how great Douglas is doing.  … Continue reading

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No More Oxygen

Everything looked great this morning at the appointment with the cardiologist.  Douglas maintained 100% oxygen saturation levels on his own, so the supplemental oxygen is gone!  We get to get rid of a loud, large, hot machine that is the … Continue reading

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The First Week Home

We came home a week ago, and it has gone too quickly.  Unfortunately, I’m headed back to work tomorrow, and Jenny will be taking care of Douglas alone from now on.  Well, not completely alone, because there are a lot … Continue reading

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We’re Home!

We got home around 2 pm today, and it feels so good.  We’re going to spend the next week getting to know Douglas better and keeping him happy and healthy before heading back to work. Yea!!!!

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We’re Headed Home

They’ve given us clearance to go home!  It seems that the only thing we’re waiting for is a machine to give him a bit of supplemental oxygen when we get home.  Being a Sunday, it’ll take a little longer to … Continue reading

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Speed Bump

We’ve had a speed bump on the road to recovery and normalcy.  This afternoon, while I was feeding Douglas from the bottle, a couple nurses I didn’t know came in.  Apparently, Douglas had gone into Arrhythmia – an irregular heat … Continue reading

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