Greetings Everyone. I know it has been over a week since I have posted, but you will have to forgive me. We have been praying about having Victoria go back to the hospital for a surgery, and feel at this time that that will be the right thing to do. The surgery will be to put a shunt in her brain to take care of all the cerebrialspinal fluid that is presently compressing against her brain. There are two ways of doing that. Putting in a valve with a tube that would run (on the inside of her skin)down the neck, shoulder and end in her stomach. The other way is they can go into her brain with a little camera, find the third ventricle make that hole bigger in order to drain the fluid. I am not sure if the second is an option as we really don't know if the third ventricle is present, or accessible . I am waiting to hear back from a neurosurgeon from Mayo. So...we ask that we would have wisdom, be able to talk to the right people at the right time (you know, kinda the providence of our great God sort of thing), and hopefully get this done within the next week.
Victoria has been doing remarkably well, and enjoyed being at church today, although I did find out that she does not like cold milk...I know I know, Dad's are so slow. Linda continues to recover well, but I am wondering if she is milking (pun intended) this sleeping so much in the day time thing, just a little too much :)))) (by the way, I really am just kidding, so no nasty comments.)
We continue to meet people and hear from people who have been praying for us and our family...we are humbled and grateful.
Benjamin has an interview this week for a part time job about 1.5hrs from here (while he waits to see if the border patrol position will open up), so please be in prayer for that on Tuesday. He would come home on the weekends, so we sure would miss him.
We have been really enjoying our warm weather lately, and Reuben might have gotten in his last snowboarding day in.
By the way, just to let you know...I was cheering for Canada during the hockey game at the Olympics. But unfortunately, my house was divided (:, oh well, they will get over it.