Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Goodbye, Tonsils!


Well, yesterday was the big day!! We got up at 5am, and made it to the Avenue's Surgical Center by 6. I was glad it was so early, we could get it over with! We had to wait for a bit, and it made us all a little antsy, but then the nurse gave Cannon some "silly medicine". Boy, did it work!! He kept making peace signs and trying to grab something that wasn't there. He was so out of it, it was funny. He was so looped up that he didn't even care when they came to take him to the O.R. in a little wagon. He just said, "bye!" That was at 7:30am. The surgery was done by 8. Pretty quick!! His tonsils were so big, they had to cut one in half to get it out!! (sorry for the graphic pic!)
I think he is more beat up from after the surgery though. He has some bruises and scratches, and he was so agitated, he RIPPED out his IV! The nurse said, "This is your child on drugs." Scary. I hope we never have to see that again. I'm glad he doesn't remember it.
I was surprised to see how well he ate yesterday, even with a sore throat. He ate some soup broth and THREE pieces of bread! I have never seen that before. Those tonsils must have been a major blockage.
He will take his antibiotic, but not his pain medicine. Weird. My cute neighbor Susan even took it back to the pharmacy for us to have more flavor added, and he still won't take it. He's a little more stubborn today. I can tell he hurts because he won't even eat ice cream! So he's taking lots of baths and I'm trying to be extra patient. My mom is here to help us both!
Thanks everyone for all the well wishes! Love to you all!!
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10 comments:

Jenifer said...

they are HUGE! I'm so glad everything went well. My kids won't take pain meds either. They are crazy! That is so cute they take him in a wagon. Looks like he loved the blankee! I hope you both get some rest and feel better!

Crazymamaof6 said...

whoohoo! glad it went well. AND WOW! YOU GOT PICTURES! I'M SO JEALOUS. super cool. bummer on the pain meds. that stuff burns too going down. good luck. and watch for really stinky breathe. EWWW. while it's healing gross!

Lissa said...

YAY! I am soooo glad that all went good! We are looking forward to stopping by tomorrow. Looks like the blankie was a HIT! Nothing better than to have something to snuggle with at times like that. MAN those suckers were huge!!! SOOO happy to hear he is sleeping better now! Han gin there, the recovery period will be over soon!

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Erica said...

So glad Cannon is doing well! Please let us know if you need anything! :o)

Nicole said...

I am so glad that it went well. Those tonsils were beyond huge! Incredible! No wonder he was having problems! Let us know if you need anything at all and we would be happy to help out! Give Cannon hugs from us! Love you!

Lindsay said...

I'm glad the surgery was a success. Okay, those tonsils are totally huge! Seriously, how'd the kid ever eat?

angie said...

hope that cute little boy is feeling better. :)

Kimmy said...

Cool picture! I'm glad to see he is doing so well. He makes me smile.

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