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Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Squirmy Worm

This morning at 9am we were able to visit Victoria for about 20 minutes. It was wonderful to see her squirming around in her tightly bound blanket. The nurse said that they wrapped her up earlier to keep her from pulling on any tubes or wires. She even opened her eyes just a little bit while we were there. After a few minutes of her squirming, the nurse gave her something to help her relax.

The nurse, John, told us that Victoria did well overnight. She does have some fluid in one of her lungs that they plan to work on getting out today. This is due to her being in a horizontal position for so long. They can do some patting on her back to break that up so it will be easier to get out. They can also expand her lungs some with her ventilator to help break up any of that thick fluid. So, it looks like over the next day they will keep the ventilator in to help with this.

Since they had her wrapped up today covering some of the yucky tubes, we thought we'd take a photo of her so you could see her cute little face.

6 comments:

ANGELA BALLARD said...

She is beautiful. So glad to hear she is doing so well.

keep us posted on her recovery we are reading and praying with our homeschool friends and family members daily.

God is good. We praise him all the time in happy times and the saddest of times.

We love you dearly,
Angela Ballard and
the crew

The Coles said...

The Cole Family continues to pray for you guys. It is so cute to hear Meredith pray for "Baby Toria." You are an amazing mom. Everytime I read the blog I just cry and pray. We look forward to hearing more great news!
We love you!

anita said...

I'm so proud of you, my dear friend... Praying for y'all in South Florida....

Love you!
Anita

Anonymous said...

We are praying for you and that precious child. God is good.

Duane, Cathy, Nicholas, and Claire Carley

Garrett Hughes said...

wow! God is strong when we're so weak. It's good to see her resting so easily. If you guys need anything let me know...I have Birmingham connections. The Hughes clan sends their love and prayers to you guys
Be God's
Garrett

Anonymous said...

Ahhh she is so cute me and my little girl think about you all everyday our thoughts and prayers are with you . Take care . Peggy & Brittney Enzor.