No more trach!
Hi everyone, I'm such a big boy now! I finally got my trach removed and am doing awesome at home with my family. I have learned so many things over the last year and am very excited about the special appointment coming very soon to have the doctors remove my g-tube.
October 10, 2011: I weigh over 13 pounds now and am getting healthier everyday. I moved to a special hospital for children until the cold & flu season is over. Hopefully by then I will not need my ventilator anymore & can go home to my family!
September 13, 2011: I’ve recovered from my most recent surgery & am breathing by myself for almost 4 hours at a time!
August 26, 2011:
I’ve been in the hospital for 3 months now and have more obstacles to overcome before I’m ready to go home. I’m still growing and tip the scales at 10 lbs &10 oz now.
August 8, 2011: Hi! The nurses & doctors have been taking good care of me at St. Louis Children’s Hospital but I’m looking forward to the day I can go home! It will be the first time in my life that I’ve been outside. I’ve got some breathing problems so I’ll be bringing my oxygen with me. I’ve got a special tube in my belly to make sure I get enough to eat...I almost weigh 9 pounds so it must be working! The doctors say I get to go home when my breathing is better so I’m working hard on getting strong!