A challenging part of any surgery with infants and tots is the 12 hour fast before the procedure. While Gabrielle was cranky, she was also hilariously feisty when her curiosity was captured. It was too funny.
A couple hours later she woke up right on time. We had pretty legit concerns about the anesthetic with I-Cell, but she put those to rest immediately.
And here she is the next morning, chalk-full of enthusiasm and excitement for the new day.
While sipping her morning coffee, and both of us thinking about what a year can bring, Amy said, "It's amazing how much these little children teach you."