Today we went to visit the surgical ward at the children’s hospital. It is a week until D is due for his operation so we are trying to get his head into the right place ready for the big day.
We have talked about the operation and what it will probably involve. I suppose me having been in hospital for longer than expected this year has opened up several avenues of conversation as he has worried about what will happen to him.
He is petrified about the idea of needles because of a doctor digging when he had to have bloods taken when he was tiny – the thing with my little aspie is he might have a terrible short-term memory but his long-term memory is fantastic. We have therefore spoken about why they might take blood or insert a cannulae. He understands the…
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