[Loch-Ruadh] Chantel's surgery

Chris Harper bice.pietro at charter.net
Mon Sep 18 20:38:17 PDT 2006

Give Chantel my hopes for a speedy recovery and a lot less pain.  I know it 
sounds crazy but most people say the after surgery pain is less than what 
they had been enduring before.  I am sending good thoughts for both of you.


At 06:53 PM 9/18/2006 -0700, you wrote:
>Spent all day at the VA Hospital in Dallas since 6 AM this 
>morning.  Chantel went into surgery must have been about 9:30 and came out 
>about 3:30 or so.  The neurologist said the surgery went well and they 
>fused 3 vertebrae, installed screws, and titanium rods.  They finally let 
>me see her about 6 and she was awake, but groggy and had a morphine pump 
>button in her hand.  They had not put her in a room yet, she was only in 
>post-op.  I have to call later to find out what room she is in.  Just 
>figgered I would give an update.
>   I'll be taking kids to church AWANA meeting on Wednesday, otherwise 
> would be at Officer's meeting.  Greet everyone for me and wish I was there.
>   Terrence

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