Thursday, October 21, 2010
Hope lost 5 grams today. Phooey! I think she's doing this just to drive me batty. She knows how excited I am to hit that 5 lb mark, so she's just going to keep dancing on the edge. She did get off of her oxygen though. The nurse just told me that she's taken off the cannula and she's doing great, even while she's eating. She has been taking all of her feeds by bottle or nursing, so she should be able to lose the tube soon too. How exciting! But the most exciting thing is that the nurse practitioner thinks she'll be ready to have her surgery by the time she hits that 6 week post-op mark. That will be next Friday. So if she takes the couple of weeks that they think it will take to heal from her surgery, we could be home in 3-4 weeks. Yippee! I know, I shouldn't get too excited yet because things can come up. But boy it's hard not to! And by the way, all of the cultures came back negative so they're going to stop looking and stop antibiotics. We're just going to assume that it's a reaction to all the transfusions. We're in the home stretch, but please keep praying!