Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Surgery Day

I handed Kendall off to the nurse at 9:30 this morning.  Usually we sit in an induction room and I get to hold her until she falls asleep with the mask.  This time they didn't have an induction room for us and I had to hand her off right outside the OR doors.  Before this happened, the anesthesia team did order some versed for her.  I have to say that she was pretty entertaining after we gave her this.  We got to enjoy Kendall's humor for about 30 minutes before going back.  The surgeon thinks the surgery will last 6-8 hours.  Afterwards, we will go to the ICU for at least 24 hours.  He wants her to lay flat for that time which will require some medications that make her sedated.  She should be extubated though when she comes out of the OR.  

Here is a video of her while she is enjoying her versed.  It just got even better after this.

I'll update more when we get more news from the doctor.  Please pray that everything goes as well as last time.  Pray he is able to close the spinal column without any leaking or difficulty.  



  1. Prayers for sweet Kendall! Love you guys!!

  2. Prayers for sweet Kendall Love you guys!

  3. Praying for that sweetheart. She is a champ, she will do fine. Loved the video. LOVES AND GOD BLESS!!!

  4. started praying early this morning and will continue to pray for you.

  5. Kendall has been in my prayers for a successful surgery and recovery. She is so precious. Hugs, prayers and well wishes from California!

    Karen Reno

  6. Keeping you in our hearts and praying for you Kendall!!!