Lump in her leg

Hello, everyone. πŸ™‚ The KOs have moved and purchased our first home! It’s been a hectic few months. For those of you who are out of town, please come visit us and we will actually have a room for you to stay!

We have been doing well– since the last time we posted there has been many ups and downs– but overall, we are thriving as a family. πŸ™‚ We are still a frequent visitor to the Rady’s Children hospital (although not as nearly as much as before!), but my hope is to not visit it at all one day. πŸ™‚

Recently we discovered a lump in ana’s thigh. We still need to get a second opinion from a surgeon, but primary wants to get an MRI of the leg to rule out some serious diagnosis. Getting an MRI at this age would require anesthesia which we would love to avoid. She has gone under so many times already! Ana has been growing so well considering her health condition other than getting hospitalized a few months ago for a pneumonia. We are hoping and praying that the lump on the leg is something benign and would resolve on its own. Please pray for her! God has been so gracious in answering our prayers in the past. After all, Eliana means God has answered! πŸ™‚

Ana’s palate surgery is also coming up. It’ll probably be sometime late this month or early next month. She’s still not been eating by mouth, but hopefully after the surgery eating will be easier for her. For now, the palate surgery is the last surgery planned for her! The cardiologists originally said she would need another heart surgery, but now she may only need a catherization done instead of an open heart surgery! Praise the Lord! πŸ™‚

Ana will be turning one soon.. I can’t believe she is already 10 1/2 months old. Her life since the beginning has been a story of God’s faithfulness in the KO’s family. May God continue to use her to awaken my dull and distracted soul and to remind me of eternal hope in heaven!

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3 thoughts on “Lump in her leg

  1. AWwww, thanks for the update! Eliana is soooooooooo pretty and cute! It’s like she’s posing for you in that first picture! I love the arm rolls, hehe! Praise God for his faithfulness in your lives! I’ll pray for Eliana!

  2. Thanks for the update Maria. It’s great to see Eliana’s progress! Your family’s a huge blessing and encouragement. By the way, that Amy who commented above is a really wonderful lady.

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