Monthly Archives: November 2008

Pictures of Surgery Day

Violet’s progress since the last time we were at Arkansas Children’s Hospital was amazing. Throughout pre-op, this was about as upset as she ever appeared: Even when she had to get her finger pricked for a blood test, she never … Continue reading

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On our way home…..

Violet did great today! She was released a little before 6 tonight, and then she enjoyed dinner before we got on the road. We are driving home and both kids are asleep in the car after watching a movie. Vi … Continue reading

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Out of Surgery

Dr. Buckmiller said things went fine. We’re now waiting to go to recovery to see her.

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In Surgery

Violet is in surgery now. She’s been a brave little trooper today. There was no crying until she had to leave Mommy.

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Surgery Schedule

Violet’s surgery is scheduled for 1:10 pm this afternoon. The Doctor will be lengthening her columella (part of the nose). She will also cut out her lip scars and attempt to align them better. It’s supposed to be an outpatient … Continue reading

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Halloween Rewind

Noni informed me that we hadn’t shown any pictures of Halloween costumes. Q made a great “sharp-tooth”, but he probably would have preferred to be a plant eater like a Brontosaurus. Odd, isn’t it? The boy who won’t touch green … Continue reading

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Vi's First Trip to Noni and Papi's Farm

Except for some cold wind coming off of the pond, the kids had a blast at Noni and Papi’s farm. We started at the pond with fishing. It wasn’t long before Papi and Violet were reeling in their huge catch. … Continue reading

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Just 6 Weeks Later

Fairly frequently, I experience difficulty sleeping after working late, and I end up either watching tv or pointlessly browsing the Internet until I think I’m tired enough to fall asleep. One of the sites I sometimes visit is an adoption … Continue reading

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