Tomorrow should be a good day. Layton is scheduled for surgery at 9:00 am. They are going to “plate and screw” his collar bone and his ribs. I saw the x-rays of his ribs and several ribs are broken in several places! That is why he is having so much trouble breathing; his lung is under lots of pressure. Blake Butler, Carson’s friend who broke his collar bone several times last year, Layton’s x-ray is worse than yours-several places as well! You can compare notes when he comes home.
The surgeon says that he may then get his tubes out tomorrow as well. He so wants to sit up and have a sip of water. The doctor says that this will really speed up his recovery and reduce the chance of getting pneumonia.
Layton is encouraged by all your notes and comments.
They talk in Canada about the average age of nurses being early 50s. We have one nurse who might be 45, but the rest are maybe late 20s…there are way more male nurses than I recall seeing in Canadian hospitals.
So, all of you who are praying for Layton, thank you from the bottom of our hearts!