Our sweet nurse practitioner Kimberly just gave us the thumbs up for release TODAY!!! I will be taught all the ends and outs of catheter care, bags, laxatives ect and home we go. To say I am excited to be going home is an understatement!!! A very sweet lady with Delta moved our tickets to this Read More >>
Archives for October 2012
Oh Glorious Day……..
Janie is released to EAT!!! Dr. Levitt says she looks great and get on with that eating. She told him all 100 things she wants to eat. We ordered a hamburger, french fries, chips, carrots........she is chowing down right now:) Her hamburger is 2/3 gone already haha!!!! The plan is that she will be Read More >>
Self Pep Talk……
We are starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel over here. It is so nice to think that we are beginning the last week here, amen!!! Hank was on the receiving end of a few melt downs on my part yesterday. I'm missing my family and it's tough being the only one getting the sassy end of the Read More >>
Long Nights and Long Days…….
It is still Groundhog Day here...... I was brought back to reality this morning as a watched a little boy come into the play room with his family. The top of his head was shaved and he had a huge scar ear to ear. In the words of Jeff Mounce "it can always be worse". Our time here is merely and Read More >>
Bossy Pants Has Left the Building……
and Sweet Cheeks has entered:) Yesterday was rough being bossed around every moment miss Sweet Cheeks was awake. She has been up since 5:30 this morning but has been happy and sweet to her Mommy. You know you are relieved when it is not a big deal to be trapped in a 12x12 room for hours on Read More >>
Starting to Feel Ground Hog Dayish…..
The days and hours are all falling together in a big ole blob. Miss Janie is tired of all the new people coming into our room and looking at her. She had a major fit over a diaper change again this morning but got it together after a bit. She is bossy and grouchy still and so is her Mommy! I got Read More >>
Say a Prayer for Ivy…..
Sweet Ivy went to surgery at 7 this morning. Click on her button at the side to get updates throughout the day from Mary, and please pray for her and her sweet family as they wait... As far as miss Janie, she is a bossy trooper this morning! A little whiny but I am too:) So far she has not asked Read More >>
Out of Surgery…..
Janie is out of surgery. Docs say it went very well. Our only surprise is that she will have to keep her foley cath until her recheck in November. This will aid in healing by keeping her bladder empty. I'm trainable. They said she had quite a bit of scarring and wanted to call the docs in Read More >>
Janie was so happy all morning until they came to take us down for surgery. She was frozen sitting on the bed ,a nurse took one look at her, gave her some versed and she was smiling:). She started saying poopy pants and smiling, it was so cute. This Mommy needed that! We were able to be with her Read More >>
Let the Games Begin……
We checked into the hospital bright and early this morning. Janie is not as trusting this visit, thinking she is suspecting something....ya think???? So far she was sedated for her picc line placement, thank goodness, and a gtube placed down her nose for clean out, that was not fun..... She has Read More >>