March 24, 2010

Day 1 after surgery

Trey is doing really well, better then I expected. He is tired, has had some pain last night but easily controlled with the pain meds they gave us. He hasn't asked for pain meds since this morning so that is a great sign. He so far has not touched his cap and drains which we were nervous about. Thankfully though the drains will be removed on Friday. He has been watching movies since 4am and is still not steady on his feet but over all no pain or discomfort just recovering from anesthesia. As you can see in the picture he is watching his videos but you can also see he is wearing a cap and 2 drains are coming out. His left arm he has a bandage where they took the full thickness skin graft. His other ear also has sponge in the back because they took a skin graft from behind it and replaced the skin with graft from his arm.


  1. Yay, good news! He's a strong little guy. Hope mom and dad can get some rest too.

  2. My 3 year old son, Evan is having his first surgery with Dr Reinisch on May 18th of this year. I am very nervous but reading your blog has gave me the reassurance that everything will be ok. Thanks for posting it for the 'nervous parents' out here. I am glad to hear everything has went well and maybe you can relax a bit. I know for me, the anxiety about the surgery is very overwhelming. If you don't mind could you please send me any valuable information I might need in preparation for the surgery. Such as, where did you find the hat your son is wearing???? How did you set up your pay pal acct? We too, are paying cash for the surgery and have been very busy with fundraisers. You can visit our blog @ My email address is :