Tagged with Cardiac catheterization

Does this fluid make my butt look big?

Colman was released about 9 p.m. last night, which put us getting into San Antonio around midnight. That’s the main reason I wasn’t able to post an update last night. I woke up at 6 a.m. yesterday morning. Not because I was rested, but because I was freezing. I’d already stolen one of Colman’s blankets … Continue reading

Tick-tock, tick-tock

Colman and I got started early this morning. I woke him up at 5:30 a.m. and we were checked in at TCH by 5:50 a.m. Then we waited for an hour and went to pre-op holding where the doctor met up with us to perform the metabolic cart, which pretty much consisted of Colman laying … Continue reading

God bless cataracts!

Something about turning thirty-nine today makes me wish I could skip it and head straight to forty. Maybe because when I say “I’m thirty-nine,” I feel like people think I’m lying. Not that I’ve ever cared what anybody else thinks, but I feel like I can actually hear the “Sure you are, Honey,” that flits … Continue reading

Because Sometimes Not Bad News Is Good News

Sorry it has taken me so long to update about Colman’s heart catheterization on Wednesday. I was getting over what I term “Hospital Headache.” It usually starts about an hour into whatever procedure or surgery Colman is undergoing and seems to get worse in recovery. I tried drinking lots of water, eating something, caffeine and … Continue reading

The Heart Catheterization Is Scheduled

Colman’s heart cath has been scheduled for tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. The cath lab at Texas Children’s Hospital called on Thursday of last week to schedule Colman. The woman who called me introduced herself as the cath lab nurse coordinator and said something like, “Hi, we need to get Colman scheduled for his heart cath. … Continue reading