Surgery Tomorrow

Tomorrow is my surgery at the University Hospital of Pennsylvania. I’m scheduled for 1:35pm, so our best guess is that I’ll be in the operating theatre around 2 and that the surgery will be about 3 hours, maybe more. We will leave for the hospital around 10:30 in the morning.

Coleman will be at the hospital during the surgery, and probably overnight with me. My parents (Scott and Beth) will be with Coleman at the hospital and will leave after the surgery. Coleman’s parents (Michael and Hilary) will be at home with our children, Samuel and Eleanor.

We have talked through lots of possibilities and contingencies, and we feel confident that this is the right decision for us. We are confident in the medical team’s skill, judgement and care. We trust the Lord for our strength. We have a great deal of peace.

Thank you for your prayers, for your love. We feel them keenly and are so encouraged by them. It is amazing to be carried by your love.

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3 thoughts on “Surgery Tomorrow

  1. Thank you for sharing your process with us. Your strength and trust in the Lord offers a powerful example and inspiration to so many others. You and your dear ones are in my prayers. May the Lord bless you with renewed hope and healing!

  2. Will be in deep conversation with the Lord during this time today. Sending love and a prayer for a speedy and as pain-free-as-possible recovery.

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