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Day One

Last night was a bit of a rough night for Armand.  He threw up a bit during the evening, then woke up biting his lip during the night, followed by five of his “scary” seizures during the night (his first … Continue reading

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Ketosis, Osmosis, Halitosis,…

After last week’s adventures, Armand’s aunt (a NICU nurse) was able to help us “fix” his G-tube by performing her first “button” insertion, with no complications. We’re in the process of adjusting Armand’s feeding tube formula.  He has been on … Continue reading

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And To Top Things Off…

Just as I was getting Jefe out of the car to head inside to my apartment and relax for the evening before unpacking from the trip, his feeding tube got caught on something in his car seat, and literally popped … Continue reading

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Day One

Hey, look, two posts in one day — assuming I finish this tonight.

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Some People Never Meet A Hero, Pt. 2 — More Bloggy Edition

Okay, I’ve been promising this post for about a month-and-a-half now, trying to put the words together; then we hit another milestone of note, and in my head this gets longer.  I figure I should put this down now before … Continue reading

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Om Nom Nom Nom – Just Without The Whole “Nom Nom” Part

They’re going to start Armand on feedings through the tube today (no soup for him yesterday), at first with a continuous feed working their way up to full volume for that, and then a bolus feed (ironically a word I … Continue reading

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Exhausted, Hungry, Sore — Armand’s Got It Rough, As Well

I’m kinda tired, but realized I had updated our facebook page but not the blog. Armand had his G-Tube put in this morning, and spent most of the rest of the day alternating sleeping and crying in either pain, discomfort, … Continue reading

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