B.C. woman Michelle Carrick is going through the first of two surgeries that she’s had in the past few weeks to treat a rare and incurable form of the disease that affects her spine.
Her husband says she’s ready to go, and she’s grateful for the support.
Michelle Carick is in the middle of the second surgery.
(CBC)The family is asking for privacy for now.
But after the first surgery last month, Carrick and her husband, Mark, went back to work, with a couple of helpings of ice cream and a big hug from family and friends.
“It was kind of a relief for us,” said Carrick.
For Michelle Carricks husband, it’s a bittersweet moment. “
For Michelle Carricks husband, it’s a bittersweet moment.
The family has been in touch with doctors for weeks to see if they could get her the surgery they were hoping for.
But the doctors have given them this warning, and it’s one that he is happy to accept.
“They are very, very concerned, and they’ve asked us, ‘We’ll try and get this done as soon as possible,’ and we’re really grateful for that,” he said.
“But the bottom line is that I think it’s really important to remember that Michelle is going home, and we will have the best of times.
And it’s going back to normal for us.””
I think that’s the saddest part about it,” he added.”
She will be home, she will be happy and we have a beautiful family.”