Monday, April 13, 2009

Hello out there in Blog world!

Today we went to the doctor with my poor Keith man. Or as we affectionately call him now "Nubs". His finger looks way better than it did. Well, maybe to some people.

Here's what it looked like at his last appt. about 3 weeks ago.

Still pretty raw there. Keith was hiding under his jacket 'cause he didn't want to see it.

But today he says, "Guess what Mom, I think you'll be really surprised at how much it's healed."

So we take off the gauze and here is what it looks like. Yeah.

A bit gruesome, but a heck of a lot better, yes?. The reason it looks like that is because he has been soaking it and keeping it wrapped up. The doctor said not to soak it anymore and now just place a band-aid on it.

Keith is a just a tad freaked out since he hasn't used it for a while. But that will change. My only question is: Should I trim the nail or leave it be for now?

But I'm happy because he will be spending the next 2 days with us. It's his Spring Break this week. Yay!

I will post again soon. Bye for now!

3 comments:

Mr.Macabre said...

I would suggest leaving the nail for the time being until the finger is a bit more healed. You can always cut it later but cutting it now might disturb the still-healing wound. That was a nasty accident and best not to rush the healing process since it is looking so good so far.

Rita said...

It looks really good.

And Oh!! That reminds me, Paul wanted me to tell you that you should have Keith's thumb treated as well.

Mama said...

I WOULD IMAGINE THAT TRYING TO CUT THE NAIL AT THIS POINT WOULD PUT UNEVEN PRESSURE ON THE WOUND AND DISTURB THE HEALING. I WOULD LEAVE IT AS LONG AS THERE IS A BANDAGE OVER IT TO PROTECT IT FROM CATCHING ON ANYTHING. BUT PAUL WOULD KNOW BEST.