Thursday, November 5, 2009

Post Op day #3

Ethan is miserable. He still hasn't "pooped" and is really struggling with pain. He was moved out of the PICU today to the surgical unit which means that overall he is stable but something needs to happen to make him feel better. I actually think he looks worse today than he did yesterday. He is just really having a hard time with pain control. His heart rate and respirations are increasing and he is breathing very shallow. He looks really flushed and I am hoping that he is not getting a fever. He still has his chest tubes in and got a new IV today. We'll see what the night brings (hopefully a HUGE messy diaper) and some better pain control. Pray for poop!

---Allison

5 comments:

Ash said...

Prayin' for poop! :D Glad that everything went well! Hopefully tomorrow is much better! Poor kiddo, but so glad that is a fighter.

Jenn said...

Words you never thought you'd say huh!?! Poor guy! Thinking of you always!!

Mike and Rebecca said...

O.K. I will pray for poop...good luck, we're thinking of you guys hopefully things will get a move'n and he will start to feel a whole lot better...

Hugs,
Mike

Tiffany said...

Poor little toad! He gets through the sprint of the surgery and immediately starts into the marathon of recovery. I'm praying for some major messy diapers today!

kacie said...

As moms we love when our babies poop after a long time not doing it. Im glad things are a little better. Hope to poop and a better night!!!