Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Thank you for praying

Tuesday night was very difficult. The nurses came in every hour and suctioned Luke and this woke Lily. Needless to say Sue was very tired as was Luke and Lily. Lily is staying with a friend tonight and Sue is with Luke.

When I left the hospital at 8:30pm Luke was sound asleep and the nurse was going to let him sleep as much as possible. Luke sounded great, he was breathing great and really resting. Earlier today the epidural was removed and they are now giving him pain medication every 6 hours via his IV. Luke had an NG tube that went down his nose into his stomach to keep his stomach vented. They removed the ng tube to help reduce the secretions and it really did the trick.

They might try bolis feeding him tomorrow, please pray that he will take his food well and that he can come home in record time. Also, continue to pray against pneumonia and infection.

The removed the bandage that covered the sutures for closing the trach hole. I hope and pray that the scarring will be minimal.

Thank you for your prayers, they encourage and strengthen us.

Love you all and I will blog tomorrow.

3 comments:

Jenni said...

Way to go Luke! So glad to hear you are doing well! We are all praying for a quick recovery.

Stevanie Sweet said...

Yeah Luke! You are such a strong little boy. I'm praying that you will heal quickly and perfectly from the surgery just the way God intends.

Sue
I'm praying for you to get the rest you need for you not to have any worry or anxiety about being separated from Lily.

God bless you and keep you all in His loving arms.

Stevanie

Anonymous said...

Luke, I am so proud of you. Your family is so special to us. YOU are special to us. Wesley & Wyatt send you hugs.... they are your cyber buddies! KEEP up the great work~ we love you, Luke!
your Georgia friends,
Billy, Teena, Michael 20, Mandi 16, Dakota 12, Alyssa 8, Wyatt 3, Wesley 2