Monday, January 19, 2009

Surgery

Chad's surgery went well today. They were able to fix the tendon although it was a huge tear, much larger than they thought. It took 45 minutes longer than normal because of the size of the tear. They also we not able to do the block to his arm....after about 12 pokes they gave up....so he woke up from surgery in severe pain. They medicated him pretty well and then he would not fully wake up. We ended up at the hospital 3 more hours than anticipated. I got him home and he went to sleep right away and has been sleeping since. He is on some potent pain meds and a morphine pump. The next several weeks are going to be pretty tough for him!

8 comments:

gnome02 said...

Glad to hear that everything went well despite the fact that it went longer than planned. Hopefully his recovery is speedy!

Tracy said...

OH NO! Sorry it took longer than anticipated. I hope he is pain free soon and feeling good.

Michelle said...

I'll keep him (and you) in my prayers.

Jeff and Erin said...

Glad it went well! I'll be praying for a quick recovery for him!!

It's All Good! said...

We'll be praying for a smooth recovery. I'll bet you're glad that part is over.

kdwhorses said...

Glad it is over! Will be praying for him and you during this time!

Joyce said...

I am so glad that the Doctors were able to fix the tear and I will continue to pray that the pain gets less each day. I know about farmers so I will pray that Chad will do every thing the Doctor says and stays in to mend so He will be able to be out in the spring.

Thank you for your prays I am doing well.

Love and Hugs,
Joyce

Sharon said...

Prayers to you all.
I am glad that the surgery went well for him. I hope that he will do what he is suppose to over the next few weeks.