Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Our Little Trooper
Harrison had a little procedure this morning at the hospital where he had to have his nose cauterized. it really isn't a big deal except that he had to be put under because he is so young. We've been telling him he is going to get his nose fixed since he has so many nose bleeds. We prepped him for it yesterday while we were at the hospital doing pre-op stuff. We told him that we would be coming back to the hospital before the sun was up and that we would wait in the waiting room until they called his name. I then told him that the nice nurse would take him to the back and he would go to sleep, wake-up, and his nose would be fixed. This morning, at 5:30 am, when Adam went to get Harrison, he was so excited about being up while it was dark outside (mom and dad were not as excited about this fact). On the 45 minute drive to the hospital, he repeated everything I told him the day before. He even said, "wait until doctor call my name," and I replied, "what will they say?" He said, "Doctor call me Harrison, not H." We obviously got a good laugh about that this morning. But he was so great. When the nurse administering the anesthesia took him back, Harrison didn't even look back at us. He was so excited. I got a little teary-eyed. I don't know why...maybe because I'm pregnant. And literally, 30 minutes later, he was done. He woke up, wanted apple juice, and we were on our way back home. The nurses told me that when he got home, he would want to sleep, and probably not eat all day. I actually thought that I might get some stuff done around the house since he would be wimpy and sitting on the couch. Not so much. He has been going full speed. And he has eaten more than he has eaten in a week. Maybe now that his nose is fixed, he can taste food again!