Once upon a time, not so very long ago........

Little Leon was born with a poorly heart. This made his Mummy and Daddy sad and they decided to search for a special friend who would keep Little Leon company and look after him while he was in hospital.............

The Adventure begins..............

Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Little Leon is making progress!

Little Leon has had a reasonable day.  The big Cheese and the assistant cheese has visited him a couple of times today and are happy with his progress.  They have started to wean him off  a few of the drugs and turned down the ventilator so that Little Leon can learn to breathe on his own again.

Mummy is relieved that Little Leon is back from surgery
The muscle relaxant was turned off last night and Little Leons Mummy and Daddy went in to see him wiggling and pulling 'dont like it' faces, which made them very pleased.  They were a bit worried he would knock out the breathing tube and as they were putting on his little mits, he grabbed their fingers and held on tightly!  That told Mummy and Daddy that he knew they were there and he didnt want them to leave!


Little Leon is still asleep to help him heal
Because Little Leons core temperature was a bit high, the lovely nursey laydees put him under a blanket blowing cold air, it cooled him well, a bit too well because his hands and feet were freezing cold, so they turned off the blanket and put some cooling packs under his arms, laying in his sleepy state, Little Leon was thinking he had seen something similar in Mummys fridge and she uses them to keep the pic nics cool!!!

Little Leon has a honeycomb dressing over his new zipper and will do a 'reveal' when its healed properly!

Auntie Sarah, visited and has bought Little Leon some tools to be able to dig and plant flowers in the little patch in the allotment that she has set aside especially for him.  Little Leon thinks Sunflowers would be a good start, or maybe some sweet peas!

Dr Noel is getting his own fan club in the Intensive Care Unit with everyone wondering where he came from and if he has any brothers or sisters!

Mummy will update with more news later, in the meantime they all say a HUGE thanks for the love and support from all the friends family and Team Leon!

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Definately pictures to show his laydee friends when hes dating lol! He looks suprisingly well! its strange but you know what I mean xxx love you all and take care xxx jess and manir x

Anonymous said...

We are so glad Little Leon is making progress, you look so cute in the pics, get well soon Leon.Hugs and kisses from Joyce and baby Celine.

Anonymous said...

Oh what a brave boy! And how brave his mummy & daddy must have to be too. Heard about you through Twitter, I wonder if it helps at all to know you are in our thoughts? From The Peace Family: Lou, Ian & Ava (14 months). The Childrens Heart Unit is something we care passionately about X (@louboops on twitter)

Little Leon said...

Its a great help for us to know that everyone is cheering for Leon and us. Its a huge thing we are going through, its not easy and we love to hear what everyone thinks and feels!

Love H Don and Little Leon xxx

Rach said...

You're doing so well, brave Leon keeping Mummy and daddy going with magical hand squeezes. Massive kisses from Betsy, Rach & Jonny xxx