Those of you curious about how Teddy’s doing – his surgery was a great success, his new kidney is happily making itself at home and his labs are better than they’ve ever been. Literally. Ever. He’s having a somewhat rough time with pain, and we’re working on getting his digestive system back to functioning, but things are going well! Thanks!

Our Teddy Bear's Journey

Now that I finally have my computer up, I can post some pictures. yay!



Immediately post-op.

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Night night! Tucked in for the night after his surgery.




After he was extubated, Teddy was not happy until Mama climbed up into the crib with him and snuggled.




Look at all those IV pumps. Yup! We used all of those, and I think had even lost one at this point.

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Sleeping. He slept only fitfully for about 5 days. We had to tie his hands down (sniff) so he’d leave everything alone, but if I was with him, I was able to untie his left hand.

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His belly. Swelled up, but that lump is the kidney.

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On the move! Monday we were moved from PICU to the floor.

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Finally playful. Tuesday night, he played with toys a little. About 90 minutes of playful…

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Our Family lives in central Iowa. We are Christians, conservatives, and crunchy granola heads. We love the outdoors, photography, and lindy hop. Turn ons are people who are polite, honesty, and really good root beer. Turn offs are mean people and people who make my life more difficult.

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