Wednesday, August 13, 2008
I'm so proud of my little Bel. She did SO well!! Tanner was so nice to make those last two posts for me to keep everyone updated while I was at the hospital all day today with Bela. Like he said, she did wonderfully well, we saw her right after they finished and she was already extubated and sucking hard on her binky..just like always. It was so good to see her so 'normal'. I never know what she'll come back like. Everyone was so excited to see her (this was our longest stay away), and everyone kept coming in to see her and commenting on how 'huge' she is!:) The cath took about half the time they told us to expect and the findings were basically that she is in a very good position for her Glenn Procedure. They thought there was a good chance that they'd have to balloon open an area in her aorta, but they did not think that was necessary once they were in there. It was all great news. She slept a lot of the day and was sound asleep when I forced myself out tonight. She sleeps a good 10 hours straight at night now, so I figured she'd be ok. THe best news of the day is that we don't have to stay until surgery!!! Everything looked good enough to spend the next 2 weeks awaiting surgery at home with her. I can't begin to say how happy that news made me!!! She should be on her way home with us in the morning. That was all so much easier than we anticipated and I am a very grateful mommy tonight!