Thursday 5/1 – Surgery Day

Today was the big day, the first part of Judah’s Laryngotracheal Reconstruction (LTR) surgery. We arrived at the hospital bright and early around 6:15 this morning, got checked in, updated all of Judah’s information, and gave him our last kisses as they took him back to the operating room.


The surgery to repair Judah’s airway began around 8:45, and took about 4 hours, less time than we had initially expected. The doctor came out cool and confident afterwards, saying everything went extremely smooth and exactly as planned. Judah is currently resting in his room at Children’s Hospital in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, where he’ll spend the next week or so in recovery and healing. He is in a bit of pain after this major operation, but is resting comfortably for the most part, and now that he is resting comfortably, so can we.

All three of us are incredibly moved and extremely grateful to all of you for the overwhelming outpouring of support, prayers, thoughts, and love we received today. We cannot thank you enough. We will keep the updates coming in the next few days as Judah continues to heal and recover.


Our love,


11 thoughts on “Thursday 5/1 – Surgery Day

  1. Very happy to hear that the surgery went as planned. Speedy recovery little Judah, we love you!!!!!!

  2. Judah, and all of you, are in our prayers tonight. We wish him a speedy recovery!
    Trish and Jim Freeman

  3. We are so glad that everything went well today! Love that little guy up!!

  4. So glad all went well. Now on to recovery. Will continue praying for a successful and speedy recovery. Love to you all.

  5. Wishing Judah a speedy recovery and sending him and his amazing parents lots of love and prayers. Love, Menella and Misha

  6. So happy to hear things are going well. You are all in my prayers. πŸ™‚

  7. We understand that the operation went good, we love Judah and both of you.

  8. I very glad that went well today. I love to you all. Lucky, Lucky and lucky

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