Mom Update: Surgery & A New Apartment

Mom's New ApartmentThings are moving along nicely with Mom’s treatment plan, but I thought I’d give everyone a quick update of where we are.

As you know, she completed her chemo and radiation treatments right before Christmas. Our next plan of attack is surgery to remove the tumor, which is currently scheduled for February 25. In the meantime, she’s under strict instructions to take her medications regularly, eat well, and get lots of exercise. She needs to build lots of strength to be prepared for the surgery. We go back to Shreveport on February 12 for the pre-op appointments. As of right now, they’re expecting her to spend one week in the hospital there before returning home.

In other news, she got the keys to her new apartment this week! She’s pretty excited to get moved in and has really enjoyed preparing for and making plans to decorate the new place. We’ll spend most of the weekend getting her settled in, and I’m sure she’s looking forward to getting back into a routine.

As always, she thoroughly appreciates all of the sweet messages and comments. We still have a few hurdles to jump, but we’re making good progress. Feel free to leave her a note of encouragement here. She loves reading them!

10 thoughts on “Mom Update: Surgery & A New Apartment”

  1. Awee.. great news, great pic! Love the updates…
    i will be praying for her surgery. My baby girl will be having one at LSU in Shreveport next month as well. Maybe we will run into each other. She just got out the hospital yesterday. We will find out the definite date in Feb on Monday.
    Until then, continued prayer for your mom & her progress. 🙂

  2. I asked Pamela about you and she said I could come to this site and read an update. Hope you are feeling good because you look great. Just know that I will be praying for you and your upcoming surgery.

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