Sunday, January 25, 2009

No More Feeding Tube - Hopefully for Good!

Abby got a nice surprise yesterday -- the doctor had her feeding tube taken out. She has been kind of doing so-so without it. She still just lacks stamina. I spent the night there last night, and will probably be doing so most of the time for now-- John is trying to keep up with work, school, and hospital visits. It takes a lot of time to feed her - and it looks like she does better when John or I are doing it.... Needless to say, I am exhausted. Between feeding Abby and pumping more milk, there was not much time left for sleep. I will also probably not post pictures very much for a little bit. I am home for a few minutes today, and just don't want to be blogging at the hospital computer (unlike when I was in the hospital and got my laptop set-up there.) Plus, now that Abby is older - I have more opportunities to take care of her. I can almost do all of it now.

So, we may get Abby to come home in just a matter of days. She is currently weighing 5 lbs 11.5 oz, but may lose some weight as we make her work for her food more.... Mommy and Daddy need patience and Abigail needs stamina.... Here is hoping for a good week.... We hope all of you are doing well!


Natalie & Randy Brooks said...

hey you, sorry to hear about your grandfather passing away, it sounds like he had such a long, wonderful life! Baby Abby looks like she's doing so well. She's so beautiful! Keep enjoying every minute of her. It's so fun to see these little guys grow up right before your eyes. Hope you had a great Christmas & New Years! Love Ya, Natalie

Rachel Hanchett said...

Good Luck we are all rooting for ya!