Journal entry by Charlene Johnson

Well the thoracic surgeon came by and since the leak is even more pronounced than this morning they are planning on surgery in the morning to remove the upper lobe of the right lung. Hopefully that will take care of the pneumothorax that the leaking lung is creating. That upper portion is as thin as tissue paper so getting it out is a good idea at this point. They will also be able to get a good picture of what the rest of the lung looks like. It will take about a week to recover. Then hopefully we will be back on track.

Please pray for a smooth surgery without complications.
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