Monthly Archives: October 2010

Pretty in Pink

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Into The Great Wide Open

Since Avie was born we have been looking at her through plastic. In order to touch her or change her diaper we had to stick our arms through the portholes on the isolette. With the exception of the times we got to … Continue reading

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Splish Splash

    Splish, splash, Avery’s now taking a bath in a “big girl tub!”    (Well, okay, it’s a plastic storage container that is used as a bath tub for NICU babies….but it’s wayyyy cool progress.)   Up until this … Continue reading

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“She’s come a long way, baby…”

Yesterday and today were very good days for Avery.    She has been at 21 (what we all breathe) on her nasal cannula, and has been “satting” at 100 – the highest possible.    Two different respiratory therapists came by yesterday to … Continue reading

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A Heavy Heart

I have been hurting for a long time now but my pain was compounded two days ago when I spoke with one of the NICU parents that we met during our first days in the unit. I wrote about Mike … Continue reading

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Taking Stock

Tuesdays are eye exam days at the NICU and with each of the exams that Avie had we were happy to hear that there was no sign of Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP), that is until this past Tuesday. At approximately 7:00 … Continue reading

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Sienna’s Grace-Friday, October 08

The morning of Friday, October 08, 2010 came too fast for me, and at the same time it came just when it was supposed to.  Our families had come into town for the memorial service and our home was full. We had … Continue reading

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