Thursday, August 02, 2007

Cara's MRI

Cara went in today for her MRI at 9:30am and was back in recovery around 11am. She was given an oral sedative and then two doses of another sedative in shot form. She was so out of it, there's no way she could've moved a muscele. We were in recovery for about 3 hours, waiting for her to be alert enough to sit up, hold up her head and drink. She will still be groggy for the rest of the day, but she did very well.
We went to Montrose Memorial and were spoiled rotten. My mom works there and had, of course, spread the word that we were coming. They have always treated us well though--like family. I'm so glad that we drove out here to have this done rahter than waiting 3+ weeks to go to Children's. An MRI is an MRI and now, her pediatrician should have the results no later than Tuesday.
The next step is to meet with a pediatric neurosurgeon to discuss the results and how to proceed.
Ben & I want to thank you all for your thoughts & prayers and ask you to keep it up as the journey has just begun.

We have the best friends and family members out there & we love you all.

3 comments:

Lauren said...

Laura, we are thinking and praying for everyone. Thank you for the updates. It sounds like you have a good team of doctors who are trying to figure things out right away. Hang in there, you will know more soon hopefully.Sending love and hugs and good thoughts your way!
Lauren

Judy said...

I am so glad it was a smooth day. Thinking of all of you tonight and this week - keep us posted.

Mary said...

Of course my thoughts and prayers will continue to be with you and your family...as are the thoughts and prayers of other friends and family...

With so much love going out to you and the doctors good care, Cara is in good hands.

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