Friday, July 3, 2009

Frustrated!

Well, PICC line did not go in last night. They just couldn't find an access point, but I do have a question about that and will address it soon. I'm thinking that since since was NPO since 10am yesterday morning and didn't get down to the cath lab until 8pm, she may have been a little dehydrated and they couldn't find a good, puffy vein. I don't know, but the theory sounds good to me and I will ask! We are home for a few hours to do lawn work and for me to do payroll. We will be back with the princess tonight. No fireworks for us, just going to see our little firecracker instead!
Love, Suzie

18 comments:

Jen said...

Your theory sounds like a good one to me :)

Enjoy your family time!

Anonymous said...

Dehydration plays a huge factor in locating veins for PICC's (from my own experience). Hopefully things go better today!! Have a nice holiday weekend with Princess!

Love, The Martin Family

Stephanie said...

Your theory sounds logical to me too!!! You're getting smarter than doctors now :)

Praying they are able to get a line in soon and that you guys have a great weekend with the pretty princess!!!!

I think if you all often and can't wait for you guys to be able to pack up and head home with Lindsay!!!! What a wonderful day that will be!

Danielle @ Living Out Loud said...

Don't you think they should give you an honorary medical degree after all you've been through? I do!

Gosh Suzie, I feel frustrated FOR you! We will be thinking of you and your family today and praying for better days to come... soon!

And there's always next year for fireworks... Lindsay will be old enough to enjoy them by then :)

The Simmons Family said...

GROWL... I hear your frustration. I'm with you on your theory. Why does she have to be NPO for a PICC line. It's been a while, but I'm pretty sure Owen was just given a little versed in his room before his PICC. They even let me scrub up and help while they placed it.

Have a great 4th with your firecracker princess!

dani said...

I am sorry you and the princess are having a rough time.. i am sure all will work out soon. you are correct she sure is a little firecracker...more like a sparkler..more like 2 sparklers...one in each hand, spinning really fast...so beautiful! love you and miss you.

dani

aimee gillespie said...

In my professional medical opinion,
;-) I think that sounds totally logical! It actually makes a lot of sense to me. Hopefully they're able to get her hooked up so you guys can move that much closer to home. Have a safe trip back to A2 and enjoy your weekend with your little firecracker!

SassyCassie said...

I agree with your theory. I hope she gets all fixed up soon!

Anonymous said...

Oh Suzie-this has to be so hard! Your strength and positive attitude is amazing. We will continue to pray that things take a turn for the better soon!!
Love as always-The Jewett's

Anonymous said...

I am sorry to hear that the punches just keep coming...but we all know the little firecracker will fight back. I am certain things will all work out soon and I know you all will enjoy your Fourth of July celebration...with your own little firecracker. We will light a few for you tonight and be thinking about you out here in Oregon. Miss all of you.

Mark Randall & family

The Butcher Family said...

Suzie, you should have, at the very least, an honorary MD by now. Your theory is right...I learned the hard way, too (when they tried for over 4 hours to get a line in and finally one of the doctors said for them to stop and feed her, give her time to get hydrated again and then retry. Needless to say, they got the line in after she got fed). I think their tiny little veins just collapse after not having any food (especially since it's liquid).
Praying that your little firecracker gets lots of milk and her veins plump right up!

Happy 4th, sweet friend~ Rebecca

Holly said...

Sorry to hear the PICC didn't get in. If a person is dehydrated in can make a big difference with the veins.

Anonymous said...

Your theory sounds good to me too. You are all in my Thoughts and Prayers. Hope you will be able to see some fireworks from the hospital window with the little Princess! Hugs! Sara D

Natalie said...

I found your blog from the baby be blessed site. Praying for your sweet family and that the Lord wrap his loving, protective arms around precious Lindsay.

Hugs and sunshine from CA
Natalie and family

Amy Meeker said...

Praying for Lindsay today! I hope the PICC line works out or has worked out by now. Happy 4th!

Melinda said...

Of course, that makes sense to me too. Poor thing! I hope they can try again?

Hugs,
Melinda

Kandi Butcher said...

Stay strong and believe.. I am praying for all of you.. Heart Hugs!1 Kandi Butcher (Brittney's Gramma)

Anonymous said...

ARGGG!!!!! Darn it!! Hang in there--the light at the end of the tunnel is oh, so close.

Lisa--formerly of Pod A (sniff!)