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Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Mel's Out Of Surgery!

Hey guys this is an update from Hilary. I told Mel I would do some blog updates until she is up and ready to do them herself. Mel is doing great. Here are the details. She arrived at the hospital at 5:30 am with Ryan and her parents. She was taken back to surgery around 6:50 a.m. They told us that she would be in surgery approximately 4 hours. At 9 a.m. Dr. Cavagnol came out and informed us that she was doing great. That the mastectomy was completed. He said the cancer was isolated to the right breast. Praise the Lord! At 11:00 a.m. Dr. Geter the plastic surgeon came out to say that he was done with the reconstruction and placement of the expanders. Mel did fantastic!!! They were very pleased that she did not lose a lot of blood. After an hour in recovery she got a PRIVATE room. Another prayer request answered.

Currently, Melody is sleeping in her room. She will probably be out of it most of the day. Her family and I cannot thank you enough for your prayers. Please keep them coming. If I hear anything else I will be sure to update the blog. Mel's Cancer Free....Thanks be to God!


beccaw said...

Yay! Thanks for the update Hillary, I've been watching for a quick update. Glad to hear things went well, we'll keep the prayers flowing!

feolafitness said...

Thanks for keeping us all posted. You are a tremendous blessing to Melody and Ryan during this time (and all times!). :)

Anne said...

I knew that everything would be OK, but it is still so good to have reassurance. Thank God for a smooth surgery. On to the next prayers, an easy recovery!

Love, Anne

Anonymous said...

WOO-HOO!!!! I am doing a little happy dance right now and couldn't be more excited that it all went well. Ding-dong, the cancer's gone!!!!!