Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Angel Eyes

Sunday was rough for our family. The doctors tried to switch Emy over to a less "critical" ventilator but she didn't respond well to the change and took two steps back so to speak. From what I've read and heard, this is what happens with these little ones; you take one step forward and two steps back. She stopped moving all together - not good. For those of you that have been pregnant, I'm sure you've been told that when your baby is in your tummy if they move too much there may be trouble and if they stop moving there is trouble. Well, this is what happened with little Emy. She just shut down. They switched her back over to the critical ventilator and she recovered, but recovered slowly. It's the saddest thing in the world to see her cry and nothing comes out because of that stinkin' tube. I just sobbed. Dustin's probably wondering where his somewhat rational wife has gone. Emy's crying and I'm crying and Dustin is just wide-eyed & trying to handle it the best way a dad can in these circumstances.

Well, Monday, Tuesday and today have gone really well for little Miss Emy. She's bounced back and is now feeding again. She looked really good today and seemed more comfortable than I've ever seen her. Mia's now in Mother's Day Out twice a week so that I can spend more time at the hospital with Emy. I read to Emy for 30 minutes or so this afternoon. I know that it might not make much of a difference, but it seems as though her monitor readings seem better when I sing or talk/read to her. May just be a mother's wish...

Thanks, Mom, for the above pic.

More updates soon...

5 comments:

The Labontes said...

We will continue to pray for your family. She is beautiful. Those eyes, those eyes.

Kristy
(Rup's mom)

Kristi said...

We're praying, too! Hopefully we'll get to see some pics very soon with no stinkin tubes!!! :)

Kristi (Daya's mama)

Amanda said...

Thank you for the update. She is gorgeous. I'll be praying for you and your family. I know seeing your baby like that hurts your mommy heart.

Nadra said...

I'm already in love with this child...her eyes are precious. I'm praying for all of you.

Love you guys!!!
Nadra

handsome said...

Hi kids, Ron & Vicki Beebe here, you have such a precious little sweetie. You guys are all in our prayers and hearts. We know very well what it's like to set day after day, month after month with your child in such a vital state. Keep your heads up, You know who is still in charge and control of everything. Even tho we don't see you guys, we love you all and think of you every day. God keep his loving arms around you and give you the peace and strength to prevail. Bye, bye!!!