One Surgery Down, One to Go

Colin post surgery just after opening his eyes. Everything with the surgery was a perfect success with no complications. He woke up at around 1pm with head pain from the stitches and a really scratchy throat. He will get icechips at 4pm to help with his throat. Right now he is talking and visiting with grandma and grandpa, but still pretty groggy. He will be in ICU for at least two days depending on his condition over the course of that time frame. Thanks again for all your thoughts and prayers!


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    • Grandma on March 30, 2012 at 10:53 pm
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    Thank God this part of surgery is over. We will ask God to see us through the next part.

    • Nicole on March 31, 2012 at 12:15 am
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    Colin I have been thinking of you all day! Glad to hear everything went well. You are a brave soldier!!!

    • Aunt Tazeem, Annalen & Zachary on March 31, 2012 at 12:59 am
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    Looking good handsome boy!!!!

  1. Such wonderful news that the surgery went well. What a relief for everyone. I hope and pray that things will continue to move in a positive direction for little Colin. What a courageous boy he is! Hugs, Martha

    • Matt, Jackie, Anna & family on March 31, 2012 at 5:50 am
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    What a trooper!! Sending happy thoughts your way!,

    • Matt, Jackie, Anna & family on March 31, 2012 at 5:51 am
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    What. Trooper!! Sending happy thoughts your way!,

    • Ben Cass on March 31, 2012 at 5:58 am
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    I am so happy for you your family Angela, I thought about Colin all day. I will show his pic to Tyler in the morning and tell him all is well. He told me last night he couldn’t wait to see his friend again!

    • Nicole on March 31, 2012 at 3:04 pm
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    This is from Carson’s Daddy: “Glad to see that you are doing well. You are a strong young man and you will rebound from this just fine. Can’t wait to see you on the playground again. Best wishes, from John”.

    • susi on March 31, 2012 at 10:13 pm
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    Am a Dystonia patient who learned about Colin’s surgery from the Dystonia Support Group here in San Diego.
    My thoughts are with you for a very speedy recovery and hopes that your DBS does the “trick” and you can be yourself again without the dystonia. Thinking of you!!

    • Carrie on April 1, 2012 at 5:10 am
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    So glad to hear it went wel!!! Healing toughts for Colin <3

    • Conner Setterberg on April 2, 2012 at 1:41 am
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    Hi Colin,
    This is Conner, we used to be best friends with Carson at CCC. Remember the Easter egg hunt and playing on the playground? We had fun. I am sorry that you don’t feel good. Get better soon!

    • Kelly Semeit on April 2, 2012 at 5:33 pm
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    So glad everything went well. Stay strong! Garett cant wait for you to come back to class. Sending lots of love and hugs. Love, Garett Semeit and Family!!!

    • Lori on April 2, 2012 at 8:13 pm
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    Glad to see those big blue eyes….looking good. Hang in there!
    Thinking of you often…

    • Teresa on April 3, 2012 at 2:52 am
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    So glad to hear of the surgery success. You are such a brave boy Colin. Sending lots of love from the Marriott family xoxox

    • Denise Moe on April 3, 2012 at 5:19 pm
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    Aaron says good luck with the next surgery. We are so glad to hear that the first step was a success. Focus on recovering and getting strong for the next step.

    Lots of love -from the Moe Family

    • Eileen on April 5, 2012 at 2:13 am
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    Hi U
    Will – I am sooooo glad all our prayers have been answered so far. Keep up the good work and we shall pray for all of you. See you soon.
    Love ya

    • Kristy Whigham on April 5, 2012 at 9:07 am
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    Thinking of you. Glad to hear you are doing well. Listen to the doctors and you will be home soon!! Hugs!

    • Khila on April 5, 2012 at 4:52 pm
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    Colin- We are all so happy to see you doing so well after the surgery. Be strong!
    Angela- I think about you and your family every day…Praying for the very best. We miss you.

  2. Good morning babe. Eight more days & your brother & I will be there. I can’t wait to give you a big hug. You stay strong little bug. We love you..Angela will call on sat. To give you are flight times. Really looking forward to seeing all of you. Bye boo

  3. Here we go.. We’re on shuttlebus. See u soon babe. Love you.

  4. !!!!! Hey sweetheart. Keep fighting baby. . You will beat this. I missed are walk this morning . That was awesome . You got this baby . Your bro & I love you. Your brother says hi SWEETS. HAVE ANOTHER SPEEDY RECOVERY. Can’t wait to see back at home. With all are love . GOD BLESS. LORD HEAR ARE PRAYERS….

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