Thursday, January 31, 2013
Last Post of the Day!
It has been 16 hours since we arrived this morning. We are so glad we have had each other for this long wait!! We are weary, but anxious to see Kristi, and at the same time, dreading to see her in this new condition. They finished Kristi's surgery at 8:30 tonight. The plastic surgeon and Dr. Levenback were very tired as well when they came to talk to us. They both feel the reconstruction went well and are pleased overall with the surgery. They are working to wake her and remove some of the tubes before taking her to her room for the night. They have to get her up and moving around as soon as possible after being under anesthetic for so long. We hope to see her in 1-2 hours before going home to get some sleep for tonight. Tomorrow begins a new journey and hard battle of healing. They said that the next 4 days are important in how her body responds to the changes and reconstructive process. Pray for her as she awakens. For God's grace to enable her to accept all of these changes. She is so brave and we are so proud of her!