Thursday, September 11, 2008

Surgery Report

David was a real trooper this morning. Handled everything like a pro, except he really didn't want to see the IV in his arm. The nurse obliged him with a cover for it. The surgeon removed the tumor, and the pathologist saw signs of teratoma. In children, this is not usually of great concern, and the surgeon is cautiously confident that this surgery will be all that David needs. The tumor is being biopsied, and we will know the results of that test next week.

We are all home now, and David is sleeping. I think the anesthesia will gradually wear off today. It is nice that he is home and resting. He was becoming a little agitated at the hospital, and really just wanted out of there.

Thanks for all your love and prayers.

I'm taking a nap!


Lauren said...

Sounds like things are "good" for now. I'm praising the Lord that things seem minimal at this point. I'll keep praying that they stay that way. I'm so glad that you are writing about this, I hate hearing information 22nd hand.
David is a trooper I'm sure. I know you are being a trooper as well! I hope you are able to rest a little bit today!

Bekah said...

Enjoy your rest/nap. Glad to hear that David is home and out of surgery. Will continue to pray for all of you as you wait for results!

Becky said...

Good to hear things went well and David handled it well. Will keep y'all in prayer. Hope you had a good rest!

AfricaBleu said...

Phew. I'm glad that's over. We will continue to pray for you all. Get that boy some ice-cream. (Oh wait--that's for tonsils, yeah? Get him some anyway.)

Anonymous said...

We are praying a positive test result for David. We miss and love your family.

Kerwin and Vicki

Susan Beth said...

I've added you to my favorites now that I know you're here! And, I will continue to pray for the test results to be good news and for tomorrow's school day to go smoothly for David.

Love reading back over your posts!