And she's doing great!
The doctors came to see her early this morning and everything looked very good. They said that she can go home and the surgeon will see her in two weeks to check the wound and schedule the next surgery.
Polly was excited to get dressed and walked all by herself down the hall and out to the elevator waving and saying 'bye' to everyone she saw.
The feeling of peace has been overwhelming this past week. So many people spread the word asking for prayer for Polly. Sergei and I are thankful and we praise God for bringing Polly through this surgery so well.
So what now? We rest up and Polly continues to heal and we gear up for surgery #2, probably mid January.
My Christmas list only has two things on it this year: Health and Happiness. I pray for health and happiness for all four of my daughters but this year, specifically, I ask God for Polly's continued health and ability to handle huge things like brain surgery with strength and ease. I surely desire for our kids to be happy day to day but this year my prayer is for Evangeline to be happy in our home. I am praying that the Lord binds us together and that she feels comfort, unconditional love and joy.
I'm experiencing a little bit of Christmas this morning as Polly sits in the kitchen eating goldfish crackers and drinking apple juice.