Monday, July 13, 2009

Things are happening today!

Kyle, this one is for you! Learning how to stretch already!
This is how her physical therapy session ended today! ha ha She had had it!

Nurse Sarah, Mindy, and Megan. Lindsay is blowing kisses at the camera! Priceless photo for sure!


There are all sorts of things that are done before you get discharged from the hospital. Those things are for Lindsay: get NG out, start and regulate her bolus feeds, have another swallow study, get an echo and ekg, meet with the pharmacist to discuss meds and where we can have them filled as easily as possible, meet with the discharge coordinator to get info on in home nursing and physical therapy, ween off monitors and sat probe (mainly for the parents...), and get blood labs drawn to make sure all levels are still good before we go. Well, ever since Dr. G said that Thursday was the date, everyone has been in 4th gear and we have all but 3 of the above things done!!! We just have the echo and ekg, which will be on Thursday morning, meet with the discharge coordinator, and get her labs drawn, which will be done on Wednesday. Whew! Monitors are off and our baby is free of all tubes!!!!!! Except for the feedings but I don't think that tube really counts! ha ha Enjoy the photo of Lindsay and "her girls". She just adores them all!

38 comments:

Megan said...

She is so cute! I am so happy for your family!!! Way to go Miss Lindsay!

Misty Rice said...

Too delicious. So glad all is going well.

God Bless

Rachel said...

YAY!!! This is all wonderful news. What a beautiful little girl!

Danielle @ Living Out Loud said...

You got me all teary eye again! I'm just so happy, happy, happy for you! And the princess... is is so great to see her tube-free, sitting up, and looking as precious as ever! I am rejoicing with you from afar!

The Davidson Family said...

Oh that is just awesome, I'm somewhat awestruck but I'm sure you are as well.

Yay for you princess!!! We are all so proud of you.

Lacey said...

I'm so excited for you. Its been so long since you've been home. I think her blankie will get there right when she does, a welcome home present.

Anonymous said...

Such exciting news! She's a doll! Just wanted to tell you that your little boys are so sweet and very well mannered! You can be so proud of those two! I wanted to take them home! Nice time at the Wine Tasting, a simpy perfect day too! Praying everything just falls into place for Thursday! Hugs! Sara D

Mimi said...

Oh yay!! She is so close!! How exciting!! There is nothing like that drive home post transplant- it is so wonderful!!

I can't wait to see her at home! She looks so great!

Tonya said...

That is wonderful news! Lindsay is such a cute little princess! I just love reading all your updates.

Evie's Story said...

Oh Suzie
That little pucker-up-pose is adorable! I cant imagine what you are feeling these days as you get ready to bring your miracle home! Praying such Joy and peace as you anticipate that amazing homecoming!

Love to you
Mandy and Evie

Anonymous said...

so very happy for you all-praying all goes according to plan!!!

Jan Kiinio

Maggie Geiger said...

Oh my goodness! We are continuing to pray that everything falls right into place. She looks so... fabulous!

Love,
The Geigers

Kerri said...

Wow, Wow, Wow! What a miracle! Congrats and I will certainly be praying for a smooth transition as you head HOME! What an inspiring little princess! Love to you all, Kerri Pennington

The Butcher Family said...

Precious, precious, precious!!! She sure is one bendy little thing, too! :)

My heart leaps with JOY for you, friend!!!!

Love y'all~ Rebecca

Tina:0) said...

Absolutely priceless photo!

I remember all to well the whirl wind of discharge... It always seemed to take forever!

Praying that everything works out seemlessly & you're HOME soon!

Tina & Vaeh:0) (fellow Mott patient!)

The Adoption Journey of Baby King said...

Ouch, how does she sleep like that? To be so flexible again.

Prayers that the rest of the items come through with flying colors. What a great feeling!

The Hands said...

Love the "tubeless" look! I was just praying this morning that maybe today or tomorrow would be the day...but I'll take Thursday. We are so excited for you, but realize that now your real work begins! Ha! You will never look at the inconveniences of mothering in quite the same way after you get this little treasure home.

Cheering you on toward the home stretch!!!
Angie

Anonymous said...

Way to go Lindsay...I cannot say how happy I am..God has certainly shown his love in answering all our prayers.
Who could not witness this and deny the existence of a loving and kind Father in Heaven! So happy she is ready.
Thank you for sharing this journey
it has given our family (Owen's family) renewed hope that his perfect little heart will make its appearance in the not too distant future. Love to your whole family
OWEN'S Gramma Vicki

Anonymous said...

Wow been out of pocket for a little while and she is doing so awesome... Glad to hear the plan is to go home soon... Keep up the good work Lindsey... and get ready mom ... she is about to give you a run for your money...

Debbie
cp:Zayne1

Holly said...

So glad to hear things are moving for her to get out of there!

Anonymous said...

WOOT!!!!! I am so happy that Thursday may just be the day. Lots of tears have been shed from many of people who have never met you Miss Lindsay. Looking forward to seeing you at home and bringing Miss Carlee to visit in a few months when we get the all clear. Our God is a Mighty God!
Love all of you
Jason, Amanda, Caden and Carlee.

Anonymous said...

We are all so happy for you! What wonderful news! I can not imagine what you two must be feeling, knowing that HOME is in the very near future. Praying that everything goes great so the princess can finally be home on Thursday!!!!

Sarah (Pierce) Holderbaum

Anonymous said...

Thank you for sharing those adorable photos. We are so excited for you guys, THURSDAY!! :)

Love, The Martin Family

Stephanie said...

Wow ...look at her free and clear of all wires!!! She's gorgeous blowing kisses...that could be the cutest thing ever! I know they're going to miss her tons....they've been so good to you all.

Can't wait for Thursday....Yay Lindsay!

SassyCassie said...

What a doll!

Susie from Bienvenue said...

Go Lindsay Go!! We are praying for ya!

Anonymous said...

This is a dream come true! To think that "Princess" Lindsay will finally be going home, shows that prayers and miracles go hand in hand. I for one, am so very happy for your family. I look forward to seeing many more pictures of your beautiful daughter, doing all the things a normal baby should be doing. I am sure her brothers will be pleased to welcome their sister back home.
God's blessings to your whole family, and savor your happiness.

A Mom-Mom in NJ

kayla dean said...

Yeah!!! I am so excited for all of you!!

Stephanie Winter said...

Yeah!!! Can't wait! Keep up the good work Lindsay! God is so good! She looks great! Those nurses are going to miss you! Love you guys!
steph and crew

Anonymous said...

The photo's are priceless...
We are truly thrilled that this day has finally come for your whole family. So many sad tears now replaced with tears of joy!!!
Love to all-The Jewetts

Anonymous said...

Hi Suzie,

I am so happy for you and your family. It's wonderful to know you will be a complete family at home soon. Good luck for a quick and smooth transition.

Love to you and your family,
Mackenzie

Kristin said...

I'm so excited for the great news!! :)

Anonymous said...

YEA!!! We'll keep sending up the prayers for a safe jouney home. Hearing Lindsay's coming home sounds so great! Katie and Chris say hi to your princess.
Sandy Sellers and family

Chris said...

I am so so happy to see the picture of her looking so good. She has been in my thoughts every day . Thank you God for this beautiful miracle:)
Keep the pictures coming :)

Anonymous said...

The tubeless baby!!Yea,,,How exciting for all of you. She just looks like she knows what's about to happen, doesn't she? We hope everything goes well and on track for all of you.We're all praying for you and the family, and kiip the faith! See you soon!
love, Don and Brenda

Amanda Groulx said...

She looks wonderful!! I can hardly believe that you guys are going home--its been a very LONG HAUL!!

Tell Lindsay to click her heels together and say There's no place like home--it worked for Dorothy.

Love,
Amanda

Anonymous said...

Home bound you will soon be. Great News! Lindsay looks great. Home will be a whole new world to her. How exciting.

Shari said...

She is so cute! Yes, I understand your feelings on leaving those who saved your baby's life. We had a different illness with our son, but we had the same feelings and tears were shed after him being there over three months. Take care and I am praying for a smoothe transition,