Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Getting Closer

Well, we're getting closer. After meeting with the doctors from South Davis on Monday, a decision has been made to transfer Elaina on Monday Oct 6th. She still needs to finish up some IV antibiotics, and a tiny bit more fine tuning of diuretics and then we can go! They stopped her antibiotics on Sunday, and by early Monday morning her fever was back, so they decided to have her finish the anti-biotics (as well as the work up) at Primary's before she goes. Her NJ tube got clogged again (some of the nurses are just not flushing it well...) and when they replaced it, her throwing up stopped. I think it's odd, her throwing up started last week when the tube was put in. I almost think that there was something wrong with the tube or placement that caused the throwing up. She had several x-rays to check the placement and they looked okay, but it just seems odd to me.
Anyway, I decided to stay home today to get caught up on errands, laundry, dishes, etc. I'm going to take Ben up to Bear Lake this weekend for our last weekend of the season. I'm not sure if any of my sisters will be able to join us, but I think that the fresh air will be good for us regardless. So, I have a lot to do to get ready for the weekend. I'll be spending the night with Elaina on Wednesday and then Ben and I will be off! Hopefully I'll be able to post again before we leave.
Thanks again for all the love and support!
Hollie, Ben and Elaina


Vanessa said...

This is great news! She looks so adorable in this picture.

Have fun with Ben this weekend. I'm sure he can't wait to have some alone time with mommy.

Much love,


Tina:0) said...

Sounds like she's getting closer to home! She looks so cute in the picture.

When Vaeh's NJ tube got plugged (the first night we had her home with it, BTW) we ended up in the ER because we weren't sure what had happened. The ER doc used a syringe with air & gently pushed until the "plug" disloged.

Hope you & Ben have a good weekend. Praying that things continue to go on the right track!

The Portas said...

What a strong baby girl you have there. Look how far she has come. She looks so chunky and healthy lying there. Her body is working through things and figuring everything out. I'll be praying that October 6th is the big move day!

Have a great time with Ben at the lake this weekend. That will be a much-needed getaway for both of you. xoxoxo

Christina said...

it was sooo nice to meet you at the store the other day, sorry if i scared you. My son had a blast running around with ben. he doesnt make friends easy so I thought that it was way cute that he just instantly connected to him. I am glad that things are moving forward with your baby girl that is one step closer to home. She is sooooo cute I just want to squeeze those cute little cheeks. Email me if you want to chat ever.

carolyn q said...

I am glad that it is working out for you to get to Bear Lake one more time before Elaina is transfered.
I am also glad that her throwing up is now ended. Poor baby.
Keep me posted and I will do what I can to help you.
Heart Hugs,