Two weeks ago Thursday, Chad had ankle surgery to repair recently-discovered damage from his bike accident back in October of 2008. He had been walking around on two two tendons and a bone chip...no wonder it kept swelling up. He had just retuned to work on Thursday, and his ankle was quite swollen and sore. Friday the swelling worsened, and was very painful by Friday night. On Saturday morning, he woke up physically ill and his ankle was red and grotesquely swollen, and very red from mid-calf down.
I took him to the ER and he was admitted soon thereafter with a very serious infection in his surgical sight. Infectious disease doc believes he caught staph in the surgery. He's in hospital for at least 5 - 7 days with IV antibiotics, and then he'll have a pic line placed for six weeks of home-injections.
He's in an awful lot of pain and it's a serious situation.
Thank you friends and faithful readers...
I have pictures but I won't post them... you don't want to see. Seriously.