Nora CICU Day 6

It is absolutely mind-boggling to think that we’ve been in the hospital for a full week now. Each day, Nora is making improvements.

“Is it time to go home yet?”
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I ventured back home to take care of odds and ends and to spend some time with the Big Kids. Of course, at such a time, when I couldn’t be more anxious to get home, the highway was closed. Thank goodness for the the good old fashioned ferry!

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I arrived home before the kids were home and spent the time changing bed linens, doing laundry, and got a REAL shower!! Life’s simple pleasures!!!!

I parked my car in the garage so the kids would be surprised when they walked in! It felt so good to squeeze them and hang out with them!

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After dinner we played LIFE (haha… If only the real thing were that stinking simple!!!!)

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And then we drew pictures to hang up in Norn’s crib ~

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How nice it was to tuck them in to bed!

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I got these series of pictures texted to me from the Greatest Daddy in the Universe ~

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These sweet smiles alleviated any misgivings I had about being away from her.

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Today was a good day. There were still some rogue fevers that showed up uninvited, but they weren’t anything astronomical. Her X-rays continue to show improvement and the doctors are very pleased with her progression. I loved to hear that she was squealing from her crib during rounds! She’s such a rock star – lead squealer in God’s great band! The oxygen weaning is still in the works, but we’re confident she’ll get back down to a “reasonable” level before long. Her little lungs took quite a hit and need some extra time to recover.

God’s mighty love abounds!

(I’m so thrilled and excited to see all of the hearts everyone is finding and sending to us!!!)

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Goodnight from my own bed because I am incredibly blessed!!!!! Thank you, Amy!!!!!

So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
(Isaiah 41:10 NIV)

YES. HE. HAS!!!!!!

6 thoughts on “Nora CICU Day 6

  1. So glad she is feeling better! Love the daddy and “ME” pictures! Of course all the others too! 🙂 Continued prayers!

  2. So glad she is feeling better! Love the pictures! You have some wonderful kids there!!! Sending lots of thoughts and prayers!!

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