Monday, August 11, 2008
Late this afternoon we returned briefly to the hospital where Henry's lip sutures were quickly removed to let his skin heal in the area surrounding them. In four to six weeks our team will try the lip adhesion again. "This is a delay not a setback," said our wise old expert, quite matter of factly, after closely surveying the affected tissue. The interior palate area surgery continues to hold, although it will be vulnerable for a few more weeks and those clunky, uncomfortable arm mitts will need to stay on. A kind friend summarized the situation best: the smile they gave us last week just wasn't the permanent one Henry was supposed to have. So for a little longer we'll have his original smile, which had always been just fine to us as temporary.
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