What is happening

What is happening

Its been a bit over a month and Lennon is doing amazingly well. He’s had a good Christmas – went to visit with his grandmother and great-aunt and uncle. He’s visited with Friends on New Years and spent time with his dad for a bit. We just came home from a consult with the surgeon to discuss the hernia the reminder of the last transplant (anniversary is coming up on the 20th). We discussed why it needs to happen – we like the intestines where they are but if we don’t do this surgery – they may not stay there and that will bring all kinds of other complications. There are some challenges that are unknown – how much scar tissue is there? How easy…

Consult with the Surgeon

Consult with the Surgeon

Lennon’s g-tube track will not heal on its own. Since the removal of his g-tube in November – the hole still exists with some drainage every now and again and some soreness, redness and even bleeding (he can’t help but pick at it.. sigh) – so we had a consult with the surgeon. The plan will be to fix it by via surgery that’s going to give him another 4-inch scar – he will be admitted for an overnight stay to ensure that his medication regimen isn’t going haywire and that he’s stable after the recover. But wait that’s not all … …there is a possibility that during the summer at some point Lennon will face his hopefully last big surgery EVER! The current debate…