Thursday, December 20, 2007

An Ally Update...

This is Ally's Mom just letting everyone know that her surgery is now over and she is fine.

The surgeon was very pleased with the outcome of the surgery and Ally's progress. The entire thyroid has now been removed but there will be a follow-up treatment after to ensure that all the bad cells are dead and won't cause any more problem.

One of the side effects of this surgery is fluctuations in calcium, B12 as well as thyroid hormone levels. Ally is being given supplements now to get these back into the normal range. Once that is stabilized and the surgeon feels she has recovered sufficiently from the surgery, she will be able to come home from the hospital ~ it may be as early as Friday if things continue to go smoothly.

I am sure she will be looking forward to visiting you all again as soon as she is able!


Carole Burant said...

Thank you sooo much for letting us know how the surgery went for Ally!! I'm so glad to hear it all went well and now she can concentrate on healing and getting better. Prayers are continuing! xox

dot said...

What wonderful news!! I'm so glad she will be home for Christmas. Will continue to pray for all of you.

Andrea said...

I see God has answered our prayers again. So glad to hear her surgery went as well as it did. I will continue to pray for her and you to as her mother. May God continue to bless.

Heather said...

I know all about supplements! I'm glad everything turned out alright.

Gina said...

Thanks Jen for such wonderful news!
Great that Ally will be home soon and wishing you all a fabulous Christmas.
Talk soon, Gx

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zuzu said...

hooooray! =^..^=

Tons of ::healing::fast::wishes:: are flying to Ally as I write! And Elfdust too! YepYep Yep!

So happy things went so well, Ally.
::tis the season:: all is bright!
. xo . love, zU

couragetocreatewriteandlove said...

Dear little sister:
Merry Christmas and very glad to hear of you!
lots of hugs and kisses.

ginny said...

So glad to hear that the surgery went well...Ally has been in my thoughts and prayers. 'Merry Christmas' to you both and your families.
With warm wishes

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Mosaic*Queen said...

Yay for Ally!!!
Here's wishing everyone a very Happy New Year!!!!!!!!!

Genevieve said...

Best wishes to you ! My Mother had this same surgery and I know that it is tough! I wish you a speedy recovery!!!

couragetocreatewriteandlove said...

thinking of you always!