Friday, October 19, 2012

First 24 hours

We just made it through the first twenty-four hours since the brain surgery. During this time post-op patients are at their greatest threat for regression and complications. We are still in the ICU but got word from our nurse that we may be moving out within the day, we will see. Jess is still dealing with a tremendous amount of trauma, but is doing quite well in my opinion. This opinion is also backed by Bob, Bonnie and Kaal. We all feel that Jess is doing far and away better then she was at this time after the first surgery. Besides being groggy, and wearing a large hat made of gauze, you would not guess she is so shortly removed from brain surgery. We are happy about her condition and continually amazed by her spirit. I have read her a few of the text messages and blog responses when she is feeling down and they lift her up immensely. Jess is deeply touched by all the love and support everyone has been sending her way. We can't thank you enough.

7 comments:

  1. Great news Dan! We all so appreciate your updates! Please give Jess another hug from "So Cal" Patti and I will continue sending love and healing prayers!

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  2. Yes, thank you so much for the updates Dan! I will continue to send prayers and hugs up for Jess, and all of you.
    Love,
    Sarah & Joey

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  3. Jess you are an amazing person.

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  4. This makes me so happy to hear :) I love you both, and please tell Jess that I am looking forward to our Gorditos burrito consumption upon her arrival back in Seattle. Hugs, kisses, 4 trillion hand squeezes! xooxoxoxox

    Julia

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  5. Thank you for the continuous updates! There are a lot of folks (strangers included) praying for her that have been touched by her story and truly inspired by her courage!

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  7. Prayers, hugs, and love from us. Thanks for the great update!
    Rich and Andre

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