Well, this was a nerve-wracking day. I slept fitfully thinking about the surgery and Lulu seemed to sense something was up. She was atypically needy, snuggling up to me throughout the night and then not wanting to get out of bed this morning. We dropped her off at 8:30 a.m. and the waited for word.
She went into surgery a little after noon and, between the soft palette reduction and the spinal micro-procedure, she was in there for most of the day. I didn’t hear from the surgeon until a little before 7 p.m. Apparently, it went well. He had to remove a little soft tissue, but he’s confident it won’t affect her long term recovery. He expects her to be mobile and see some improvement tomorrow and, if all goes well, she should be able to come home in a couple of days (I’m aiming…
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