Monthly Archives: August 2010

Emotional Days

Avery had her best blood gases ever yesterday, and again today, which is great news.  Today, however, there were several other things in the nurses report that made us worry.  We know these ups and downs are to be expected … Continue reading

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Jesus Loves Me

Tiny Warrior Avery weighed in today at 2.5 lbs.   We are so proud of her.  She is up to 2.2 cc’s of milk per hour and holding strong on her vitals.   Other than obvious irritation with her breathing tube that … Continue reading

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Strength

“You never know how strong you can be, until strong is all you can be.” We are remaining strong despite not knowing how we are doing so.   Everyone keeps asking us how we are staying so strong.  We are staying … Continue reading

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A poem of love – “Avery’s Rose”

A beautiful poem written for Avery by Heidi Dolobach.  Thank you so very much, Heidi.    This is a priceless gift that comforts us.  We are grateful to be able to share it. Avery’s Rose The Lord picked a special flower … Continue reading

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Remembering to breathe…

Inhale.  The doctors do not think that Avery has any problems with her kidney function after all.  Exhale. Inhale.  They have indicated that they are now, “trying a few different things” to see if they can reduce her fluid output, … Continue reading

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Healing Prayers for Avery at 10 and 10

It’s now 10am EST on Avery’s one-month birthday.    Also my wonderful niece, Nicole’s, 8th birthday.    Happy Birthday beautiful Nicole.   You are such a joy and shining light in the world and we are so proud of the thoughtful, kind, warm, … Continue reading

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Two pounds!

Avery is now up to 1 cc of food every hour and weighed in today at 2 lbs!   This sounds so strange to be celebrating two pounds, but we were so happy to hear the news.   (Perhaps you would also … Continue reading

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