Happy Father's Day everyone!
We are back from our little whirlwind trip back home yesterday. We went to watch Cole's last t-ball game, I worked a little, JR mowed the grass, and then back. Whew! Lindsay is making baby steps in the right direction. Her left lung is finally nice and open again and they are going to sprint her a few times today. She is gagging pretty good on the tube, but everyone is reluctant to pull it out, so we will see how her sprints go and if we just can't get her comfortable and all of her x-rays look good, then they will pull it. I can't even believe that we are even talking about that! My gosh, she was just on ECMO less than a week ago! One issue though is her belly. I forget the word that they have been using but basically her belly is still "not awake" enough to handle a higher volume of feeds. She can tolerate the 5-10 cc's per hour and maybe up to 15, but once we get higher than that, her belly gets pretty big and bloated. This might be something that we just have to wait out. We certainly hope so! I know g-tube has been in the back of everyone's minds, but please pray that we won't have to do that. However, if we do, we do. She is off ALL pain meds and sedation meds!! Can you believe that?!!! You are our hero baby girl!
It has been a very emotional week as you might imagine. Lindsay has a purpose in life and God is making her better day by day. Cole was at VBS this week and has accepted Him into his life. I know he is just 5 years old, but when Stephanie told me that story, we couldn't help but have the tears flowing! God is so good! FEAR NOT!!!
We hope all the father's out there have a wonderful day!