We got back this past week from another trip to San Antonio for Abby's three month follow up visit with the liver transplant folks. We also did a little sight-seeing while we were there. The hospital is in the downtown area so we stayed close by and our hotel was directly across the street from the Alamo (hotel pictured in background - The Emily Morgan).
On the way there we stopped at a little mom 'n' pop restaurant and Abby got to try mashed potatoes for the first time! As soon as the lady put the plate down she smashed her hand right in them. Thankfully they were not too hot.
|Remember the Alamo!|
We took some time to walk around and take a few pictures near the Alamo. It was just as we remembered it - extremely underwhelming. It is hard to believe such a significant place doesn't make a very big impact in person.
|Abby and Dad @ the Alamo|
After the Alamo we made our way over to the Riverwalk. We had a great time walking around and we had to stop and look at the ducks. Any animal is fun for mom and Abby to look at!
We stopped for lunch in the market area before our appointment and Abby took a little siesta.
When we got to the appointment the doctor was in a meeting. A long meeting. So that meant a little extra play time in a tiny room. She was a good sport, so it really wasn't too bad.
After the visit with the doctor it was time to get her labs drawn. Good thing there was a fish tank in the waiting area! Abby loved looking at the all the fish!
This wasn't the most fun part of our day. She is one tough cookie though. She is telling the lady...." I may only be 8 months old, but this ain't my first rodeo. My mom will tell you which vein to use and you will only need to stick me one time!"
Our brave girl at dinner.
|Dinner at Boudro's on the Riverwalk|
Today we received those results and are happy to report that her direct bilirubin was 1.1 and her total bilirubin was 1.5. So great. So wonderful. So amazing. Her levels have never been that low. The doctor gave us the ok to see him in 6 months. That means we will go back at the end of March. Until then we will do our best to keep her as healthy as possible. We are so pleased to be able to give everyone a good report.