After waiting a while at the center, they finally called Ethan back to begin his prep. The nurses took all of his vitals and he had the VIP treatment. He was in a very good mood especially when the anesthesiologist told that when he put on his gas mask, he will smell a monkey butt and then go to sleep. Ethan will need to put his own self to sleep. Ethan was cracking up. (he did make Ethan walk back to the or). They were calling us back to the recovery in less than an hour to a raging Ethan. He was fighting against his casts. The anesthesiologist told us that Ethan will be very disoriented. He was screaming, crying, and hitting his casts. The nurse gave him pain medication and he spit that all over himself. She tried again and succeeded. It was about 20 more minutes before Ethan finally settled down and was calm. The storm was finally over. He has a black cast on one leg and a red one on the other. (Go Dawgs!)
The ride home, he threw up a few times all at once, but that was it. When we got home, he was all good. He has laid on the couch, sat in his wheelchair, and has even gone outside a few times and is learning to wheel himself. He can turn, do doughnuts, and shoot a soccer ball at the basketball goal.
All in all, he has been in very good spirits all day with minimum pain. We are treating the pain with children’s ibuprofen. So far, so good :):)
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