The surgery to put the feeding tube in the stomach was very routine and did not take long. Dr. Mercer said his stomach looks good and is doing what it is supposed to be doing. Today, they also deflated the donate around the trach. What that means is now air can move up past the trach and into his mouth and nose. The majority of his breathing will still be done through the trach, and this is the beginnings of stepping down to smaller trach tubes...I don't know EXACTLY what all that means, but the respitory therapist said it's a step in the right direction.
We are one day closer to his complete healing. One day closer to having Rick back.
I will give you the treasures of darkness and hidden riches of secret places, that you may know that I the Lord, who call you by your name, am the God of Israel. Isaiah 45:3