We have been home since Monday afternoon. It has been challenging, as Scarlett is not feeling her best. She is irritable, clingy and nauseated - a nasty combination for anyone. It was clear that she no longer needed the PICU-level observation, but there were no beds available on the recovery floor, so, since we have dealt with a lot of similar things at home already, we all agreed we would be better off at home. One of the neurosurgeons explained that it is going to take a while (no one knows how long) for Scarlett to be back to normal; her brain is doing a lot of shifting and adjusting, so we just have to wait it out. This morning, she woke up perkier after a full night's sleep, and has given us a few smiles and giggles, so maybe we are on the upswing. She goes in for a follow up tomorrow, and will hopefully get the all-clear for therapy, play dates and school!