Oh give thanks to the Lord: call upon his name;
make known his deeds among the peoples!
Sing to him, sing praises to him;
tell of all his wondrous works!
–Psalm 105: 1-2
Thank you for your precious prayers! Samuel is in a regular room now and he looks great! This is the best he has ever looked this soon after surgery (it could be the morphine). He has been drinking juice, sprite and water in between napping sessions. He is currently snoring here beside me.
Dr. Grant said the surgery went very well. He said before surgery he was at a level 0 (worst) for suction and after surgery he was at a level 3 (best). He still has a small hole in his gums that will require another surgery in 2nd or 3rd grade but he is very pleased with how the surgery went. He said it will take a little while for him to figure out that his muscled have been moved and how to get them moving but as he speaks they will get stronger and stronger and his speech better and better.
As long as there are no complication overnight we should get to leave tomorrow afternoon.
Thank you again for all the prayers! Please continue to remember him as he recovers physically and emotionally!