Monday, January 31, 2011

Shes out of surgery!

This is what we all look like when we get news.

The neurosurgeon just paid us a visit. He said that everything went well and Faith is in recovery right now. She will be there for another 30 minutes and then we will meet her in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. She will spend the next couple of days there and then be transferred to a regular room.

The doctor had all good things to say about the surgery. He said he removed all of the lamina on C1, a portion of C2 and even less of C3. He said that he visibly noticed a relief of pressure on the brain stem by removing these bones. The scull was not causing any issues, so he left all of the scull intact.

We are looking forward to seeing her. Thanks for checking in.


  1. God is good! So happy to hear surgery went well and so happy that didn't have to remove any skull!!! Love the photos too! You all are an amazing family!

  2. Hahaha! This picture has me cracking up! Glad you got that little room in the back. :) Wonderful news about Faith! Praying for a smooth recovery and rest for tired parents and grandparents! :)

  3. Yay! That is so great! God is so faithful~
    PLEASE let us know if we can help in ANY way while you're in KC. We would be more than happy to open our home to you, watch your children (I know this sounds strange since we don't know you, but we went to church with Travis and Holly while they lived here). Plus, we have spent some time at CMH, ourselves...
    Love, Melanie

  4. I thought you were all praying in the picture (I thought, "who was taking that during the prayer?")
    Praise! Praying for amazing long-term results from this and that her breathing will be strong.

  5. AMEN! Continuing to pray for you all.

  6. Will continue to pray! Thanks for the update.