|Abigail playing with her cousin|
the weekend before her surgery
She had an initial surgery sometime between 5 months old and 8 months old when she was in China and, although it was done by an American surgeon who was on a mission trip there, it was a functional fix but not an aesthetic one. Our amazing surgeon at Children's National said he does similar trips and often gets only about 20-25 minutes per cleft kid, but in America, he spends 3 hours on such a surgery to do A+ work.
|Two nights before her surgery, Abigail|
was wound up at bed time and insisted
I take a picture of her.
So it has been a long week, but kids are so resilient and Abigail is doing great. Kids just go through things way more easily than adults do, I think. Abigail is so brave and spunky. I have been so proud of her this past week.