Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Wednesday Morning.

We had kind of a long night last night. My little Angel loved to be around her Mommy last night. Of course I loved it, but I hated to see her upset. I just kept feeling if I could just hold her, she would have been fine. Ok, I would have been fine too. She got a little upset every time I walked away from rubbing her head.As much as I am against the extra meds I asked the nurse to give her some because she actually started to cry. Do you know how hard it is to see your babay cry but you can't hear it because she has a tube down her throat. Finally I put a chair next to her bed and rubbed her head until we both fell asleep on her bed. Then around 1 am she was out and we both went to sleep.

We had a different nurse last night, so of course I was little on edge. She did a good job, but she had to change out her lines which makes me SUPER uncomfortable. Then one of her lines got a blood clot, and that was the one with her pain med. This is probably why she got soooo upset. She said it was like 10 minutes she did not get it. That was another reason for my decision on the meds. Needless to say, I was not super happy.Then her med lines beeped on and off most of the night.

As you can tell, I do have my favorite nurses. None of them are bad, just some make me more comfortable than others. Spoiled I guess.

We have not done rounds yet this am, but I asked the doctor to see her x-ray from this morning. Her lung looks a little better, so they want to lower the Nitric starting today. I called Daddy right away, because this makes me a nervous wreck. If it was me, I would give her lung one more day, I might suggest it during rounds. Needless to say I asked Duane to come asap so we can be here together.

Ok, we just did rounds, here is the update. We are going to put her tube a little further in her throat. They think it got moved a little. Then we are lowering her oxygen to 50% until noon. If all goes well, we will start lowering the Nitric by noon. We are at 20 and we will lower by 2's every two hours until she reaches 5. Again, as long as she tolerates it.

My stomach is in knots and I'm a nervous wreck. She just needs tons of continued prayers. You All have been so wondeful about this. I can't thank everyone enough for all the positive energy and prayers. I wish I could thank you all in person someday. Maybe I can!!!!! I guess I better shower and get ready for our big day.

Your continued prayers are greatly appreciated!!!!!!!!!!

All Our Love,
The Paulus Family

Last night the boys, Duane and I went to dinner it was fun. They gave me my birthday present early. I got a beautiful Tennis Bracelet. I was sooo surprised. And yes, He went to Jared!!!! I have always wanted to say that and now I can. Hee! Hee! Thank you so much guys I love it and I love and miss you all VERY much. Again my wonderdul husband is ALWAYS thinking of me. I love him very much. Thanks babe!!!!!!!!XoXoXoXoXo

It is another big day today. Happy 50th Anniversary to Duane's Mom and Dad, George and Okshan Paulus. How Awesome is that. I wish you guys many more years together. We love you both very much. XOXOXOXOXO

And Happy belated birthday to Andie's Great Grandpa Ledgewood. He celebrated his 82nd birthday yesterday! Love you Grandpa, wish we could be there!


Hudson said...

Your precious angel looks wonderful! We are still lifting your family up in prayers.

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Anonymous said...

oh the torture of seeing your sweet baby in pain. I've been there before, and it's not fun. I had to remind myself that this is so (he) will get better. I'll be praying that she takes everything well and soon all the tubes and wires will vanish.

Happy Early Birthday to you, Happy Anniversary to your in laws (we all should be so lucky to spend endless years with our hubbsters), and happy belated Andie great grand daddy....

Keep your head up, all our love to sweet Andie. Many, many, many prayers for a speedy recovery and a life fully blessed!

I wonder if I can convince the hubster to go to Jared's???? LOL!

McKay Missy and Boys said...

I'm so glad that we were able to see you and little Andie last night.

I can't wait for the day that you can bring Andie home and get back to your normal everyday life.

You and Duane are so lucky so have such a beautiful little girl and she is so lucky to have such wonderful parents who love her like no one else!

Andie's Mommy said...

I have not been good about responding to every ones comments on our blog. We are very grateful to everyone for continuing all your prayers. That is exactly what she needs. I love to read all the comments, and I feel like I know a lot of you personally because we hear from you everyday. You guys are so awesome. I really do hope we can meet you and thank you personally someday soon. You all are in our thoughts and prayers too. Thank you again and God Bless.

Andie's Mommy & Andie