|Donna helping Kay|
plant a plant.
After our appointment, we went and got some lunch, then decided to enjoy NYC for the day, since the rest of the time here will be relaxing, resting and recovering. We took the Long Island Rail Train into NYC. There we took subways around to different areas. We walked around, looked at stores, went to see the One World Trade Center, previously known as the Freedom Tower, and went by St. Patrcik's Cathedral to light a candle for Kaylie. While we were there I spoke to one of the resident Priest there, and he did a special blessing over Kaylie. He also said they would pray for her at the 7:30am Mass. It was very important to me, to do this today.
|On the Train|
|On the Subway|
|Hello Kitty (???) lol|
|St. Patrick's Cathedral|
|One World Trade Center|
Then we got back to the RMH around 6:30 for dinner and a relaxing evening. Kaylie had to take a special bath/shower. Dr Rekate wanted her to wash her body and head/hair in Chlorexidine Gluconate soap. They said this helps reduce the chances of infection after head and neck surgery. She was to wash with it, then let it sit for 2 minutes before rinsing it off. As my family & friends would know.... I had the timer out. This is considered a very important step for them, with special instructions, and you better believe I was going to go by the book on this one!!! We had a quick snack, and pretty much calling it a night. She can't have anything after 11pm.
Tomorrow we have to be at the hospital at 6:30am EST, surgery is scheduled for 8:30am. I will try to post as many up dates as possible.
Thank you for all the support and prayers.... tomorrow is a big day. Before I go, I would like to let everyone know I added a new section onto the blog, called "Chiari Stories".... the voices of others!