We leave for S.F. later today, when Brian gets home from work. It's lucky we booked a room for tonight; the surgeons office called to tell us she has been bumped up to 7:30am with a 6:00 arrival time tomorrow morning at the hospital. The good news there is that she doesn't have to go without food and water till noon, and with the earlier appointment they only ask you to arrive 1.5 hours prior to surgery instead of 3.
Since the Sunday trip to the hospital Alex hasn't been able to eat anything. The abdominal pain is better and there has been no more bleeding, but she still has diarrhea and is very nauseous. She's taking Zofran for the nausea but it doesn't seem to be doing much good. We saw the G.I. doctor yesterday. She thinks the high dose steroids in hospital will be a nice treatment for the Crohn's. She says move forward, get the surgery done, get on a maintenance dose of steroids and then we will do the scopes again. I suppose the Crohn's was aggravated by stress. Between the upcoming surgery and having the dog die on Saturday it was just too much.
So... this is it!