FridayOff to the tunnel of claustrophobia. My sister is very claustrophobic and needs drugs to get into tight spaces. The good news is the MRI shows every thing is OK.
Twenty four hours after surgery Gay is walking and talking. This is wonderful. Now, can she talk and chew gum at the same time??
|Taking a lap and showing off the latest Kaiser fashion.
All smiles and heading home. The doctor says she can shower and even wash her hair. Boy will that feel good.
|Hence forth, she shall be known as zipper head
They did not shave her head. Dr. Stiner calls this the hollywood cut.
Life is better at home, especially with jammies that cover your derriere.
We are all sooo happy that the operation went so well. Our deepest thanks to all that helped with their prayers.
Dr. Stiner is all smiles. The lemon size tumor discovered in August is out, without any complications. Smiles all around as we jettison our tension and anxiety.
|Gay's daughter Maritza elated over the successful surgery.
Recovery is going well. The tumor was pressing against the speech center in the left temporal lobe. One concern was that speech might be affect. Being verbal within hours has put that fear to rest. Gay continues to be very verbal and engaging with everyone.
Tomorrow is the big day. My sister will have surgery to remove a benign brain tumor. The surgeon has done hundreds of these extractions, but even with his reassurance of a positive outcome, our anxiety grows each day.
She has been getting things in order:
Lesson plans for the sub
Will up to date
Advanced directive competedcheck
One must look good while having their skull breached.