PRAISE THE LORD!!! PRAYERS HAVE BEEN ANSWERED!
NOW we have the official word from the doctor. They were able to repair everything they had wanted to repair today! The report from the surgical nurse was accurate - they were able to use existing muscle in the right leg and a graft from the abdomen is not necessary!!! PRAISE THE LORD! They were also able to do the skin graft on the left leg (apparently that was a pretty easy fix)!
They'll keep it wrapped for 5-7 days (so she'll be in the hospital at least until that point), then they'll unwrap and see how it is doing. From there on, they'll change the dressing on the wounds daily. The infection is continuing to improve in the wound, and did not prevent them from being able to make any repairs today. There is still no infection in the left leg!
So, Thank you VERY much for the prayers! They are clearly helping!!! This is without a doubt an answer to prayers! We still need many more, but this is a big step forward!!!!!
As far as we know, the plan is still for spinal surgery tomorrow. After we've talked to a doc and get plans for that, I'll let you know!!!
PRAISE THE LORD!