Lucas's surgery is scheduled for tomorrow, 7/23.
It could take up to 6 hours, and they won't know how much of his bowel tissue is viable until they open him up so the results will determine whether this is an issue for a few more weeks while they rehab healthy tissue or for several more years with a potential transplant down the road.
Needless to say, we're terrified and could use all the thoughts, prayers, and positive energy you can spare. Thanks for the continued support, and I'll update when I can, although I'm not sure when that will be.
J13 April Siggy Challenge: My worst nightmare would be a plague of....dundundun....puppies!
April Fools. I would love a plague of puppies.
My whole world revolves around poo
In 2013 I made a little, tiny person who is really BAD at eating.
DS born at 34 weeks with (surprise!) gastroschisis turned short bowel syndrome.
131 days in the NICU, 6 trips to the OR, G-button, daily TPN....
We are impatiently awaiting the day we can say goodbye to his girlfriend Ivy for good.