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Surgery Day

The day has finally come.  Today we took Burke in to have the cyst that has formed in the lower inside of his lip off.  It was an early morning.  Taylor and I got up around 4:30 so we could get ready and get Boo up so we could be at Children's at 5:30am.

Once we got there Taylor did a lot of walking around with him.  He kept signing to us "more".  He was so hungry and we couldn't give him food or water.  That totally sucked!

Once they took him out we did pretty good.  He was crying really hard but we knew he was in good hands.  We are so grateful to Dr. Richter for getting us in so quickly and taking such good care of our little man.  We also ran into another friend that is an anesthesiologist that helped us with Burke and helped me keep my mind off everything when they wheeled him away.

After seeing all the babies and children in the waiting room knowing that some of them most likely were having really big surgeries put everything in prospective for me.  This was nothing that we were going through.

The procedure was so quick and he handled it beautifully.  I was so excited to go back and see him.  He was sipping on some apple juice in his little yellow gown when we walked back.  He started crying and guess who he wanted.... His daddy!  He wanted daddy all morning.  :)  He loves his daddy so much.

Since we have been home he had been sleeping a lot and when he has been awake he has been in the best mood.  He was being so silly I had to video him and am posting it below.  Sweet little Boo.

I am so glad that is over with!

- Sarah


This is his lip before surgery.




This video is kind of long but so cute

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