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Miracle on 34th Street...sorta...again...at CHOP - I Am The Kraken
So yesterday morning, I was sure we were heading for surgery today. There is an earlier note about Daniel’s travails with cysts in his eye (see Note about DYFS). The problem goes back to early August, when the first one appeared. It’s been an on-again, off-again battle since. On Sunday night, when the dervish finally went to sleep at 10:30, I noticed the big lump under his eyelid. I’d seen what I thought was another cyst growing earlier in the week, and I’d started the flaxseed oil horse pills and the compresses (again), but this looked bad. I pulled the lid out, and there was an enormous (for his little eye) pulsing, black blob of blood under there. I flipped. In mere hours, the clear blister had turned to blood. I called the pediatrician, who called the on-call opto-dude at CHOP, who told her to tell me to watch it,Read More...