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Old 06-05-2011, 01:42 AM
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glad she is not in pain anymore sweet girlie
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Old 06-05-2011, 05:27 AM
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I'm so glad it went well and that it is behind you. The anticipation of the surgery must have been just awful. She is so beautiful. I hope that she has a quick recovery. Keep us posted!!
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Old 06-05-2011, 01:23 PM
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Izzy says, "aww. she's cute."

Thanks for the update! Glad everything went well and she looks much happier already.

Missy
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Old 06-06-2011, 08:49 PM
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thank you for the update.
You've been in my thoughts.

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Old 06-11-2011, 04:30 AM
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My first chance to post, I've spent the week at the hospital; last Sunday night I found Ruby with blood on her face. Her sutures were leaking and she had a fever. We rushed her to the hospital in the am (they said we'd be waiting for hours in ER anyway, so we might as well have her specialist see it). They decided they had to do another surgery. I cried all day. She was an "add on" so she was the last surgery of the day. Got home on Thursday, haven't slept much. She seems to be doing ok, it is just so scary to know a 2 month old is having 2 surgeries within 72 hours.

She has a new longer, larger scar, but she is alive and her evil heman. is in the past. The antibiotics (ointment & internal) I hope are doing their job. Follow up at hospital next Monday. This has been a real nightmare.
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Old 06-11-2011, 01:51 PM
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Oh no! Poor thing! I hope this is the last of it for you! Huge hugs.
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Old 06-11-2011, 03:12 PM
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oh no!! Bless her heart!

I'm so sorry that happened to you. It's regretful that it DOES happen on occasion, but good, quick thinking on your part. You probably would have been waiting forever in the ER, just for the same outcome.

We're all still thinking of you and your family, so let us know how it's going.

Missy
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Old 06-12-2011, 03:39 AM
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xoxoxoxoxox's to baby ruby. I am so on edge and continue to follow her tx, i can't imagine how you feel. please keep us all posted.
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Old 06-13-2011, 01:03 AM
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Well I'm going to knock on wood, when I say that today was the first happy day my baby Ruby had in weeks. We did not have to use the restraints, we realized that the bandages were what was making her grab at her face so we put her in mittens (taped them to her actually) and have left her wound open with just the antibiotic ointment. She was soooo happy today. We have to give her 100% attention, can't leave her alone for a minute but only have to swaddle to sleep now.

We have a follow up tomorrow, it appears the infection is gone and we are using homemade celtic sea salt saline solution with a few drops of tea tree oil. I swear it is the wonder cure. In just one day her scar is on the mend. It stings when we put it on, I can tell by the screams, but a few seconds later she stops and I really think it is worth it for the anti-bacterial/healing properties.

Thanks to you all for your support. It has been a horrible bunch of weeks but I feel we might be around the bend....
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Old 06-13-2011, 01:08 AM
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taken yesterday:

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