It’s countdown time. Everyone’s reviewing pre-op instructions, getting organized, getting nervous…
Well, yeah! Getting nervous! Garrett is nervous, so he’s staying up late with friends (he promises to be in bed early the next two nights). Jerran is nervous, so he’s joking around and talking more than usual, if that’s possible.
But everything is looking good. Tuesday at noon Jerran will go into surgery. About 45 minutes later they’ll start on Garrett in an adjacent operating room. They say Jerran’s kidney will be outside of his body for about 40 minutes, on ice, undergoing some preparation before it finds it’s home in Garrett under the skillful hands of some of the leading specialists in the country.
They’ll be out of surgery between 3:00 PM and 5:00 PM, then in Recovery for a couple of hours.
We’ll post updates here all day long to let you all know how it’s going every step of the way.
Thanks for your prayers and good thoughts. We’ve heard so many people are covering Garrett and Jerran and all of us through prayer chains. People in churches we don’t even know brought this before God on our behalf this morning. How humbling is that?