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Michelle came home today. She spent a week in hospital therapy and is doing well. The therapists told me she walked 50 feet yesterday with a high walker. This is something she hasn’t done in a long time. The surgery was extremely intricate and difficult and we are all very grateful to the staff at NY Presbyterian Hospital. And then there’s Michelle. She is one tough cookie. Not one pain pill the entire time she was there and of course everyone fell in love with her.

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I’ll be in rehab until Thursday. Here’s the sun lighting up the Empire State Building as seen from my hospital room.image

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Surgery is Over

Just talked to the neurosurgeon and surgery went well. A shunt was inserted in her cyst and spinal fluid is again flowing. Will soon see her in recovery. Keep praying.

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She’s in the operating room. Surgery is about four hours. Stay tuned….

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On Monday Michelle will again have spinal surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital. They deflated the cyst in her spine in March but fluid has again filled the cyst. Now she is having surgery to put a stent in her cyst so this will not happen again. It is too dangerous to remove the cyst. Please keep her in your prayers.

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I went outside yesterday with my recreational therapists, Sara and Jason. I’m going home on Friday. Woo-hoo!

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Here’s the view from my room – the 59th Street Bridge and the East River. Life is good.

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