Jude done good

Jude is post op now and came straight back onto the ward – no visit to intensive care required this time. The plan is to go home tomorrow which will be some sort of record.

He is now the proud owner of a pacemaker type device inserted just under the skin on the left side of his chest. It feels a little weird to touch but doesn’t seem to be causing him too much discomfort. It comes with a warranty from the manufacturer but I’m a little concerned about packing Jude in a box and sending him back to the company if there was a malfunction. It would have been better to have included a zip so we could take it out first. Hey ho.

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Surgery brought forward

We’ve just heard that the Childrens’ Hospital wants to do Jude’s VNS operation next Wednesday. This means we’ve got to think about it – we set it aside, put it to the back of our minds and haven’t spoken about it.

Sigh,,,,,,,,,,,