Bojan, trying to be funny. We didn't have to wait back here long. Duke gives you a little pager thing just like a restaurant. LOL. Yeh, I don't like what's on the menu either!
This was before the surgery. She was terrified and rightfully so. Remember, last time she had surgery it went horribly wrong and she was in pain for weeks and had permanent damage done.
Bojan was the regular comedian he always is. He has no fears about surgery. None. No tears so most our focus was on Alyona. Bojan really enjoyed talking with our Pastor who came to see us at the hospital. I do think it helped him relax a bit too. Now thanks to Pastor Ed, Bojan wants to sit on an alligator. don't ask!
Warren thought my suit was cool. This is what I had to back to the OR in to walk back there w/ Alyona till she was knocked out. Very nice of them to let me do that for her. I walked back to the OR and the ladies were VERY caring. They told Alyona silly jokes until she was out despite tears running down her face. Another gentleman was ready to hook up more equipment but the lady stopped his hand (out of sight of Alyona) and waited until she was completely out. now that shows you how much they care about the kids.
Bojan stayed overnight of course. He had no choice. His pain was managed very well and he & I caught up on lots of tv. We watched the Smurfs movie and Storage Wars. Had never seen that. We kept remarking all night long how quiet it was even though we were in Durham and there was traffic and a train. Just w/ 12 people living here, there is no quiet time. Just was different. Bojan ate really well. They gave me some of the doctor's lunches. That was very nice of them for sure.
Neither one of us slept more than maybe 10 minutes at a time. Air was drier than an airplane. Nurses kept bringing us drinks. By middle of the night neither Bojan nor I could swallow. Crazy. By morning, we just wanted home. Warren picked us up about 8am and we went home.