DONE – Doctor’s Happy

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It’s been a long day, but just spoke with the Doctor and he is happy with everything.    He did comment that “it was a nasty one” – meaning the anyerism not the surgery – that needed to be looked after immediately.     So we’re glad we took the intervention route and not the ”Wait ‘n See” approach.    He also said that he stress tested it by increasing blood pressure and with the 2 clips on the anyerism it did not fill.

It’s been 8 hours under anesthetic, and then the ‘mucking’ around in Judy’s head so it will be a groggy night and probably a few days after.

Tonight will be spent in Recovery with an MRI planned during the night as well – those docs like to look at their handywork!

A few days in the hospital under observation and then a final angiogram before being discharged.

The doctor too has a good sense of humour – explaining that once everything was completed and the incision was sewn up the “those wrinkles will come back to her forehead in a few months!”

Just waiting to see Judy now, it’s been a long day and will be a long evening, but all worth it.

  • Eileen Vaughan
    July 10, 2017

    Positive news & great to hear the surgery went well. Both of you are really brave. Keep us updated. ❤️

  • Nancy Oles
    July 10, 2017

    I’m am so releived the surgery is behind you two. I have sitting on pins and needles all day waiting to hear. Please give Judy a kiss and a hug. I will touch base with her in a few weeks.
    Love to you both Nancy

  • Sue Clark
    July 10, 2017

    Very good news. Get some rest, you will both need it!

  • Maria
    July 10, 2017

    You must be so tired and relieved!

  • Maria Harrington
    July 10, 2017

    Hallelujah! Time to rest and regroup! Judy will be back to gardening and skiing in no time! Such a courageous story!

  • John Synnott
    July 10, 2017

    Hi Ken, good to hear that Judy came through the surgery OK and re-assuring to hear that this was definitely the right path to choose based on the severity of the aneurysm. Here’s hoping and praying that the testing confirms that the surgery was successful and that Judy’s recovery goes well!

  • Charles
    July 10, 2017

    Great news Ken. So Happy that the surgery is done and now into recovery. Talk to you soon.

  • Marian Mackay
    July 10, 2017

    Wonderful news Ken!

  • Beth Bailey
    July 10, 2017

    So happy to hear that the surgery went well. Ron and I have held you in our prayers and thoughts today.
    It appears that you and the doctors made the right decisions as you navigated through this medical issue.
    We are continuing to think of all of you as Judy recovers. Knowing Judy it will be hard to hold her back from all that she loves to do!

  • Gord and Jennifer Dancey
    July 10, 2017

    Hip Hip Hurray….or should that be Head Head Hurray? Way to go Judy and Ken.
    Great to hear the good news . Now get some well deserved rest and hopefully time will get our girl back on track, sooner than later. God bless, keep the up-dates coming. All the best ….Gord and Jennifer.

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    July 10, 2017


  • Sue Maloney
    July 10, 2017

    Great news Ken. Thanks for letting us know how things are going.

  • Christine Stevens
    July 11, 2017

    So sorry to hear about this! Sounds like Judy is in great hands! Sending positive thoughts your way

  • Debbie Belfie
    July 11, 2017

    Great news Ken!! Judy will be happy to know it went well and she doesn’t have to face this again. You and the family have been so important in helping her face this with determination and good humour. Thanks for keeping us updated on such a stressful day. Sleep well tonight. Deb and Jim.

  • Peter Staniforth
    July 11, 2017

    That is awesome news Ken – thanks for keeping us posted.

  • Rob and Terry
    July 11, 2017

    Hi, Ken Rob and I are so relieved. Have been sitting on pins and needles all day. So glad everything went well. Judy is such a strong woman and she wifll recoup very quickly. So glad she has you. You are such a supporting and loving husband. It will be a long couple of days for you guys but as you said it’s well worth it. Give judy a big kiss and a hug for us. Get some much needed rest. Love you guys

    Terry & Rob

  • Jean laflamme
    July 11, 2017

    So happy for you guys. Your doing everything right. Good job ????

  • Jenn Anderson
    July 11, 2017

    So pleased to read this. Sending you positive vibes.

  • Carol Himmel
    July 11, 2017

    Very glad to hear surgery went well
    Praying for a speedy recovery

  • Jane
    July 11, 2017

    Such positive news to hear after what must have been a very long day for all of you!
    Now to the recovery process……..Judy deserves some spoiling, which we know you will provide Ken!
    Take care,

  • Nella
    July 11, 2017

    Hi Ken, glad to hear Judy’s surgery went well. Praying for a speedy recovery and that all goes well. Enjoy the rest of your summer and I know you will take great care of Judy. God bless….Nella

  • Cindy Sutton
    July 11, 2017

    Wonderful news!!!!

  • Janet Marr
    July 11, 2017

    Brilliant news! So relieved for you both and the family. Judy you are one tough nut and I look forward to seeing you over the summer. PS Wrinkles? What wrinkles?

  • Greg Holborn
    July 11, 2017

    Fantastic news. So great to hear and a relief for all.

  • Gord and Jennifer Dancey
    July 11, 2017

    Trudy, it occurred to me, that typed in \Judy instead of Trudy in my reply to you yesterday. I had been talking to a friend of ours Judy Culp only moments before
    I emailed you . sorry about that…that’s what old age does to your mind. I n the meantime, hang in there and get well soon. Love Gord and Jennifer.

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