Dr. Siebert has such an easy manner...you would never know he is a surgeon...he just seems like a regular guy, and yet he is this brilliant and kind surgeon! He jumped up and said, "Want to see him?" I said yes, and he grabbed my bag and led me across the recovery room floor to the last bed, where Hank was. He had an oxygen mask on and an ice pack on his cheek, making him look worse than he was. He was bruised, but I could tell what had been done and knew the outcome would be great!
Dr. Siebert was joined by Dr. Gingrich and they hung out for a few minutes discussing how Hank did and what to expect as he recovers. Then they were off for Denise's surgery, with the promise that I would see them later. The recovery room nurse, Dawn, introduced herself and brought me a recliner. She explained that she had put ice on Hank's face for swelling and that she had the oxygen mask on him while he sleeps. I texted Jeff to let him know that Hank was out of surgery and sleeping. He wrote back that they were in the lobby.
A few hours later, Hank was discharged and we were heading out the door, with Hank shuffling along. We found Elisa in the waiting room, waiting for Denise to come out of recovery. As we stood together talking, Dr. Gingrich and Dr. Siebert walked in. We got a chance to visit and talk once more before all three kids started whining to eat. Hank told Dr. Siebert that he didn't like the bandage on his head, so Dr. Siebert leaned aside and told us we can take it off.