Ryan was moved from the ICU to the medical floor yesterday afternoon. There is a good chance he will be discharged sometime today. It’s sure been a long week. If you are just reading about Ryan’s recent illness or want to get caught up then just click on this link: Ryan in ICU: What If […]
Ryan in ICU: What If I Ever Miss Something?
Updates on Ryan’s illness and recovery are provided at the bottom of this post. Please check back from time-to-time to see how he’s progressing. Thank you, genuinely, for caring about Ryan and keeping him relevant. It means everything to my family! The night before I watched Ryan even more closely than normal. I couldn’t put my […]
Surgery Successful. Recovery Chaotic.
Ryan’s surgery took a bit longer than anticipated, but went smoothly. I wish I could say the same for the hours immediately following. He was struggling to breath. It was clear he was in distress. Each time he inhaled he gasped. It progressed quickly to him pulling in air entirely too labored. He would gasp, […]
Skull Surgery Today: Updates Periodically
As much as I dread this day, I’m thankful it’s here. After 3½ months, Ryan will finally get his skull plate replaced with a prosthetic later today. The original titanium-mesh plate that was placed in the summer of 2010 was removed in June because it was causing his scalp to breakdown. Following surgery, Ryan will be […]
Skull Surgery in Two Days
The summer of 2014 is just a blur. For something that felt like it took forever, it’s crazy just how little I recall from it. It’s like waking the morning after drinking too much and trying to piece together what exactly happened the night before. Well, I feel hung over every bit like I’ve been […]