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Day Two

Millie's been out of surgery now for about 47 hours. She had a good night last night and has seen all three of the pediatric surgeons this morning. They all say she's doing just great. Today's a big day. They've already removed her epidural and she's started taking pain medication by mouth. She's experiencing a lot of pain and occasional mild contractions but she keeps enduring. Every contraction scares us, but the doctors reassure us that it's normal at this point because the uterus has been through so much. Millie had solid foods for breakfast and will need to get up later today for a shower. She faces every new challenge with her characteristic humor and courage.


  1. Millie you are seriously amazing!!! Thanks for all the great updates Matt - you are amazing too!! Love you guys!! Terelyn

  2. Matt and Millie, we love you so much! The kids, Quang and I are keeping you in our thoughts. I even mobilized my work to contact EMI last week and I like to think it helped. Even my Dad texted to find out an update so we are all rooting for your family and are here for whatever you need.


  3. hooray for one less wire sticking out of your body! and double hooray for solid foods!

  4. You guys are so sweet to share so much of your personal life! You are loved by so many. You are in our daily thoughts and prayers! Thank you for letting us all know how you are doing and how things are coming! We love and are amazed by your strength ! Love Ruth Wilkey


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