Next Steps

All the stars have aligned or in my opinion, God had a plan.

Overall, Sam’s been doing well. The temporary fix seems to be holding up for the most part.

I can’t help but think there was a reason we had to cancel the first trip to Cincinnati. If we would have gone and Sam would have had his airway surgery, the likelihood of the surgery being successful would be slim to none with Sam’s new diagnosis.

Again, as we suspected, the second trip was canceled as well.

If I go into the details, I’ll have to write a novel.

Our surgeon here consulted with the main surgeon in Cincinnati.

Sam is scheduled to have surgery here on September 30th. It’s a big one, with a six hour OR time slotted and a five to seven day stay in the hospital. That’s without complications.

Minor surgeries, which have been the bulk of Sam’s now fifty plus surgeries, have always gone really well for Sam. Major surgeries, on the other hand, haven’t always gone as well.

This surgery will go well, without complications.

Are we nervous? No doubt! We choose not to worry about the things we cannot control.

He will be in the best hands and we believe this will be a final fix to Sam’s GI issues.

We believe Cincinnati will follow.

Faith Over Fear!

Sam Strong!

6 thoughts on “Next Steps

  1. Praying Sam’s surgery goes well at the end of the month! When we have faith through the disappointments, it enables us to see the miracles on the other side.

  2. Continued thoughts and Prayers for Super Sam and the whole Family. Sam has been blessed to have picked you and Sean for parents – that’s for sure. Take Care !! XOXOXOXOX

  3. Jamie I admire you so!!! You are sooo strong and so much faith. Please know we are praying for Sammy and family. Sammy Strong is going to come through this operation and be stronger yet to face the next step and in his journey!!! There was a reason Jamie God put Sammy in your family and hands!!!! I my heart is with you next Wed. And alway!!!!!!!❤️

  4. We are praying for Sam and all of you. ❤️💙❤️💙❤️ That boy is amazing and will get through this.

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