Thursday, August 27, 2009

Part Two - photos

Ammon looks like David in this photo. August 27, 2009
The two of us messing around while we waited (and waited) for Dad to get ready.

Dr. Marshall Smith, ENT. He knows Jason's boss, Marlin Hansen and was excited to realize that Jason works for him. In fact, these ENTs have invited Dr. Hansen to come out to SLC as a guest lecturer this winter. Jason, why don't you stow away and come with him?? This is one very competent doctor and a very good man talking to Ammon. If there was ever any question about whether Ammon is able to make his wishes known, they should have heard this conversation. He told Dr. Smith exactly what he wanted and what he expected as the outcome of this surgery. There was no doubt that Ammon was in charge here. He speaks the language of doctors better than his own peers.

This is the child-life specialist that kept Ammon entertained until surgery time.

Here is how he looked just before they came to take him back to surgery. They gave him some Versced (sp?) which relaxes them and helps them not to be so nervous. Just before he fell to sleep he told the nurse, "I feel like I.....'m.... And then he was out.


Mike and Adrianne said...

He is in our prayers. The boys are very interested in Spina Bifida and Ammon this week. They keep asking questions.

We hope all goes well. We love you all.

Dave and Tana said...

he doesnt look like me by the way, but hope everything goes well.

Jason said...

Yeah, Dave isn't quite as good looking as Ammon.

We are praying for you, Ammon. Please keep us posted. I know you have a great surgeon who will do a great job.

debbie may said...

Ammon - You looked might handsome in that pic your mom took of the 2 of you before you left for the hospital. Now just imagine how much more handsome you are with that trac out of your neck & I'm sure it feels better too.

Tell your mom I don't think I've ever seen a prettier picture of her.