Just woke up from as good of a sleep as one can hope for in a hospital, cuddling my Claire Bear all night. She came through surgery like a champ, waking up happy after anesthesia, and generally being the most chilled out kid who just had brain surgery anyone has ever seen. Her surgeons say everything went great, and judging by the pressure her cerebral spinal fluid was under, it really was time for us to do this VP shunt. She probably has been having a headache from the pressure lately and we didn’t even know it. Now, her head should stop growing so quickly and the rest of her should catch up.
We’re super grateful for the excellent care we’ve been getting, as well as all the love and support from folks like you. It looks like we will go home this evening.
4 Replies to “Claire is doing great”
She’s such a bad-ass. “Brain surgery … pshaw!”
Thanks so much for the update. Glad to see she’s doing so well!
Go Claire! You are an inspiration!
So happy to hear Claire is doing well. A prayer is sent to all. Miss you all in the neighborhood. May God bless all🎆
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