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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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Beautiful Day

We went for Violet’s post-op appointment at Arkansas Children’s Hospital on Wednesday afternoon. We heard the news we had hoped and prayed for – her palate is healing well! It will be another few weeks until the stitches are totally … 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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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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