Monthly Archives: February 2008

Recovery Update

This will be just a quick update to let you know how Violet is doing. I’ll try to post some pictures later today. 2 days ago, we were concerned something was going wrong with Violet’s palate. It’s hard to describe, … Continue reading

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Palate Surgery

For starting the day at 4:00 am to make a 5:30 am appointment, Violet looks pretty happy, doesn’t she? We didn’t get a lot of pictures after leaving the waiting room so I’ll do my best to fill in the … Continue reading

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Valentine's Day

On Valentine’s Day, Violet and Shannon joined Quentin’s Riverfield class in the morning to celebrate. They even gave Violet a seat at the big kids’ table.

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We're Home!

We made it home from Arkansas last night in time to pick up Quentin from school at 5 pm. We’re glad to be together as a family of 4 again. We ended up having to stay an extra day in … Continue reading

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An Extra Night?

Yesterday Vi had some trouble coming out from under anesthesia. She appears to be extremely sensitive to morphine. It took us 4 hours to move from recovery to a room. Since we were still using morphine for pain management, she … Continue reading

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Doctor Said Things Went Well

Still waiting to go to recovery to see her.

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In Surgery

Violet got some happy juice 15 minutes ago and just left for surgery. Surgery officially started at 8:11 am.

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Surgery Day

We’re at the hospital waiting to start check-in and pre-op.

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Day #23: First Cleft Team Visit

As you can see, Violet went to sleep last night terribly concerned about her upcoming appointment at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock. Last night marked the first night that Violet really slept completely through the night. It still isn’t … Continue reading

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Travel Notes: Power in China

Having participated in a few forums, I know the subject of power comes up frequently. I thought it might be a good idea to document what I used while in China for others who are unsure about it. There are … Continue reading

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