Yesterday Eli had his surgery to have ear tubes placed. It was a lot better than I expected. The wait was long, and I was stressed about how hungry Eli would be. My anxiety began to rub off on Eli and he got fussy. Crazy how that works…and what’s sad is I wanted to just hold him and comfort him and take in the last few moments before the surgery. Nope. He pushed me away, arched his back and cried. Mom of the year.
Good thing Barry is so calm all the time- he took Eli and walked him around the hospital. That man is the baby whisperer. At one point, Barry walked by me and I smiled up at Eli and said, “Hi”. He turned, looked at me and promptly began to cry again. LOL
Anyway, the surgery was quick. It was surreal. We went to recovery and he was happily eating. All the way home he smiled. We thought we would be able to make a day of it since he seemed in such good spirits.
As soon as we got home, the tantrums and pouting began.
He slept on and off all day. Between naps, he cried and pouted. I felt so bad for him.
But mama got her cuddles, so that was nice.
Thank you to everyone who prayed and thought about us yesterday. Eli is in good spirits today. 🙂
We scheduled his ABR to see how the tubes have helped his hearing for the first part of March. Praying and hoping for a positive outcome.