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Monday Update: 05/08/06

Just a quick update to let everyone know that we have Matt’s embolization procedure on the calendar. It will be on Thursday, June 8th. We will travel out the afternoon of the 7th for a battery of pre-admission tests and physical. We plan to just spend the night there in IA City that night and be at the hospital bright and early for his procedure the next morning. I will be staying in town with Matt, as he will have to be hospitalized for 2 nights afterwards. We are both excited to finally have this scheduled, so we can get on with the next steps…but the reality of the procedure is starting to hit me a little more now. I have confidence that Matt will come through just fine…but it is still very serious and he (as well as the doctors) will need lots of prayers that day. It is our hope that the procedure will be safe and successful…that the AVF will be fully embolized and no longer present a threat of rebleed, and Matt will not lose any functionality. Please be thinking of us all that day.

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