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26 January 2011 @ 06:51 am
Tapati surgery update --  
Hi all -- This is Dave, Tapati's husband. She has asked me to give you an update regarding her surgery. Her surgery was Monday the 24th. She had two discs removed, a fusion, and removal of bone (OPLL -- bone was actually pressing on nerves). Her surgery went well, and she is in the hospital recovering.

Her arm pain is gone! Her neck is hurting, as expected. She can talk, but her voice is hoarse. They started giving her food (i.e. broths, juice, etc) yesterday. She did get up and move around a bit. No word yet on when she can come home, but I'm guessing probably tomorrow (Thursday 1/27).

I will update later today (I go and see her after work), hopefully I can tell you all when she is coming home. Thanks, Dave
Current Mood: hopefulhopeful
Equinoxstephanieb on January 26th, 2011 03:13 pm (UTC)
Glad to hear the surgery went smoothly and helped with the arm pain!
carmy_w: CoExistcarmy_w on January 26th, 2011 03:18 pm (UTC)
Glad it went well, and thanks for the update!
carmy_w: CoExistcarmy_w on January 26th, 2011 03:27 pm (UTC)
FYI-I took the liberty of reposting this onto No Longer Quivering, so they know how she's doing.
giveyoulife on January 26th, 2011 03:36 pm (UTC)
I'm so glad her arm pain is gone, and that the surgery went well!
thtreladythtrelady on January 26th, 2011 03:47 pm (UTC)
I'm very glad to hear surgery went well - thanks for letting us know.
Mari Adkinsmariadkins on January 26th, 2011 04:36 pm (UTC)
thanks for letting us know. give her a huge hug!
Christinekisekileia on January 26th, 2011 04:53 pm (UTC)
Thanks for the news! I'm glad the surgery seems to have worked.
lunaetstellaelunaetstellae on January 26th, 2011 06:05 pm (UTC)
Great news!! Thanks for updating us :)) Lots of healing energy heading her way!
daveseeker on January 27th, 2011 07:37 am (UTC)
Tapati coming home...?
Tapati might be coming home tomorrow (Thursday 1/27). I'll keep you posted. Thanks!
Matrinkamatrinka69 on January 27th, 2011 05:12 pm (UTC)
Much love and healing energy to be used as needed. Bravo on the arm pain going away!

W. Lotus: Tending the Flamewlotus on January 27th, 2011 11:56 pm (UTC)
Thank you so much for the update. I hope her recovery continues well!
Phatchick: Zen Hugsladybrigid on January 28th, 2011 12:51 am (UTC)
Glad things are going better for her, she was due. Zen hugs going out.