Wednesday, February 27, 2008

The Good the Bad and the Beautiful

THE GOOD : Ethan had blood work done Monday morning to check his for Juvenile Thyroid Disease (not sure what this is exactly but I think it has something to do with his growth). So last night when I got home I had a message from the doctor's office telling me to call them ASAP! Well by the time I got the message, it was too late and they were closed, so this morning I called them first thing and his results are back. They came back...different from what we expected...I figured that he was fine and just smaller than normal kids, or he has full blown thyroid disease and will need medication and maybe someday surgery...nope...none of this...his pattasium levels are high...not through the roof...just high...cut down his banannas...what a strange thing...I figured Ethan could always have a bananna...they're good for mom always calls them the brain food...and pushes them on everyone who walks in the door " Hi, I'm Laura, this is Lou. You're here to sell a vaccuum? would you like a bananna before we get started? No? Are you sure? They are brain food!" Ok, so it was a little exaggerated but pretty darn close! So we have to cut out the pottasium infested foods and go back in one month for another blood draw to see if this is an ongoing thing...who knew there really is a such thing as too much of a good thing!

The Bad : My Grandma Sweet was just taken to the hospital by ambulence...we aren't sure what's going on, the pain is in her heart/lungs/stomach...and they can't find the source...I don't know much more than that...I'll keep you posted!

The Beautiful...and Scary : My new Neice Sanoi...I posted earlier about her...born at 30 weeks on 2/13/08 weighing just 3.5 lbs...She was taken off the majority of her machines and was doing well until last night...she has pneumonia and her heart and lungs won't stay in sink with each other...the doctor says she has taken a turn for the worse...I'm not sure what all of this means but I love this little girl dearly! She is tiny and helpless and I love her. Her family loves her.

Please pray for all three as we go through all of this with unsure footing! Please pray for the doctors and the nurses, the family members and for healing, no matter what God's plan has in store for us.