Surgery scheduled

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27 Feb 2011

So, we decided to go ahead with the shunt surgery and it is scheduled for Friday, March 4 at 12:15 pm.  We weren’t expecting it to get scheduled so quickly, but it’s definitely better to get it done with.  The actual surgery will take about 45 minutes, but he will probably have to be in the hospital for about two days afterward.  We’re not sure yet if he will be in the pediatric intensive care, or if he will be in a room on the regular floor.  The latter is preferable for us, because then at least one of us can spend the night with him.  It is definitely scary to think about him having surgery at all, but we know this is not an uncommon surgery and that it will help him a lot.

Now that he’s finally getting over his cold, Lukas has been talking a lot more!  We’ve included a few videos of this.  As you’ll see, he loves it when we sing to him and likes to sing along.  We’ll keep you all updated about the surgery.

Enjoy!

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7 Responses to Surgery scheduled

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Melody

February 27th, 2011 at 5:49 pm

Wow surgery!! We will be praying that all goes well and that this will bring some positive change for little Lukas. He is soooo cute!! I loved the videos!!! Love to you all!!

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Susan and Richard Tallent

February 28th, 2011 at 6:33 am

We enjoy the videos of you Lukas- grandma and grandpa and uncle Ben. love you Lukas!

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Ashley

February 28th, 2011 at 8:11 am

What a talkative little man 😉 Despite everything he has the heart of a warrior. I am so sorry to hear he has to go in for another surgery. I am sending my thoughts and love his way this week and please reach out to me if there is ever anything I can do to help or to relieve some stress :) I am only a flight away! Miss you!

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Monica Henderson-Salomon

March 3rd, 2011 at 11:05 am

I hope all goes well tomorrow! :) He is such a handsome little guy! :) This will be for the better! :) He is strong and he is a little fighter! :) You guys keep positive okay!

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Anne

March 4th, 2011 at 5:48 am

I hope all goes well with the surgery and that Lukas is ready to play board games and watch football again soon!! Thinking of you like crazy today!!!!

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Madeleine

March 4th, 2011 at 5:09 pm

Hope the surgery went well and recovery is fast!

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Bonnie

March 5th, 2011 at 4:24 pm

I hope the surgery was successful, not too traumatic on him OR his parents, and that his recovery is speedy. Sending you lots of love, and prayers of love and healing.

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