Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Briggs' Big Break

As most of you might know from my Facebook Briggs got in a little fight with the trampoline and needless to say the trampoline won. :) 
Sunday evening we were over at my in-laws house having our weekly meal and Briggs was playing on the trampoline and decided he would jump off the trampoline and try to grab a tree branch and landed on his arm. I witnessed the whole thing. As soon as I saw his wrist I almost vomited. We rushed him to the ER in Dumas(which by the way was FANTASTIC!!!) We got right in and the x-rays confirmed he had broken both of his bones in his wrist and they would need to be put back in place. So, they splinted him and sent us to Amarillo. 
We stayed at BSA until 11:30p.m. after we saw the orthopedic doctor which confirmed that he would need surgery and possibly a pin. We went to see him on Monday and we set up the time for surgery. 
This was him before surgery and before the "good medicine":)
This is after the "good medicine". He was hysterical and I'm pretty sure he could have climbed a mountain! Ha!

The surgery didn't take very long and he did great. He was so brave and I am so proud of him.

We are home and relaxing and Briggs is resting comfortably. We will go back in 2 weeks to get a hard cast that he will wear for 3-4weeks and then he will get another cast that he will wear for 3-4 more weeks. This is going to be tough for a very active 4 year old!!!!!
Thank you all SO much for the thoughts and prayers. They were all deeply appreciated:) Now continue to pray that these next 6 to 8 weeks go by fast. If not I may lose my sanity!Ha!