Oliver's Diary

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University Hospital Verona – Day 9 Ben going home

1st March: ben stayed with Oliver last night as he is flying home today. Oliver was ok, a little restless and up for a feed once. Around 09:00am he went to the apartment for a shower and a shave and also to pack his case for flying back to Dundee.  We were told Oliver would go for CT scan…

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University Hospital Verona – Day 8

28 February: After the early morning venflon episode, we had to fast Oliver again until he had more bloods done and a new IV fitted.   Around 10:00am we were taken to paediatrics and they got the IV in place first time.   For the last 4 hours Oliver’s pain relief was a pessary, not nice.   His antibiotics were both…

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University Hospital Verona – Day 7 ICU

27  February: Oliver spent the night in ICU, sedated and intubated.   It broke our hearts to see our special little boy like this, covered in tubes and wires.   Both of us stayed in Oliver’s room in case anything happened over night but everything was fine.   At 07:00am we went back to ICU.  Oliver was starting…

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University Hospital Verona – Day 6 Operation day!!

26 February: D-Day!!! I woke up at 04:0 am after falling asleep at 12:30pm. Today is Oliver’s operation day and we are all feeling very sick, worried and excited all at the same time.   When I got o the hospital, both Jemma and Oliver were awake. Oliver was really moany as he didn’t have anything to…

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University Hospital Verona – Day 5 Operation eve!

Another pretty uneventful day for us so far.  Ben stayed with Oliver last night and when I arrived at 7.30am Bruce was already away for his operation.  Oliver had his ear drops, nasal spray, antibiotic injection and cortisone this morning, then we just all hung out for a bit.  Amy popped in to say that Anna’s…

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University Hospital of Verona day 4 – Happy Anniversary!

Oliver fell asleep at 8.15pm last night and only woke at 3am for a feed.  Maybe his shower last night tired him out.  Happy Anniversary to us today – 6 Years!!!   Jemma surprised me with an Anniversary card this morning, thank you honey!  Oliver had his antibiotic injection and Cortisone tablet this morning.  The…