At 11am today, the respiratory therapist removed the ventilator from Ian’s trach, and tonight’s report is that he’s doing really well with his breathing. Progress! They said he does get tired, so they’ll put him back on the ventilator at night until he’s stronger.
They’re going to do a skin graft next on his knee to close the wound.
It was three weeks ago today when the car wreck happened. I can’t tell how helpful it is to us to know that you’re praying…
P.S. When you visit Ian, make sure you ask permission from the nurses by calling them on the house phone in the waiting room before going through the ICU to his room. One of the nurses reminded me of this policy this morning.