Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Doing a little better!

This morning I took Marie for her monthly RSV shot. She did great, and when they weighed her we got some happy news. Miss Marie is now 20.2 lbs! That's really wonderful news because at the moment her weight is more stable than it has been in a long time!

Her hospice nurse was also here and Marie's lungs were a bit wheezy, though after she coughed the did sound better. We're still finishing this run of antibiotics and are going to keep a close eye on her. Hopefully by next Saturday she's well on the mend. We're probably going to meet up with our sweet nurse on our way down to Goodland, and I think she's also going to come out on Friday to check her again. As of now, our Christmas plans are still on.

Josie is doing much, much better. She's taken afternoon naps the last three days in a row and I have to be honest, I could soooo get used to that! The downside is that she doesn't want to go to bed and if we let her she'd be the life of the part well into the late night hours. She's taken to reading several books after we put her to bed and that's okay for now. When kinder garden starts next year it will be a habit we'll have to break though.

All in all, we're well and ready for Christmas here at our house. Thank you all for the prayers, we are so grateful for everyone who prays on our behalf, and all of you who walk our little journey with us!


Merry, merry Christmas everyone!

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 NIV

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6 comments:

The VW's said...

I'm so glad to hear that your sweet girls are doing better! I'll continue to pray for them!

May your wonderful family have a very blessed Christmas together! I love the pictures of your family! What a great bunch! Many Blessings to you!

Colleen said...

Merry Christmas! May you have a blessed holiday...and a healthy New Year!

sarah said...

Merry Christmas!

ANewKindOfPerfect said...

I'm so glad to hear that your girls are doing better. I love your family photo, and I especially love those sticky-uppy pigtails!! :)

TCM said...

Hey there girl! Just catching up... sorry your sweet little ones have been out, but glad to hear they are on the mend! I love your family photo! Love the pony-tails, just so sweet, made me smile!

I pray you have a very merry Christmas!

Holly said...

Merry Christmas :) The pictures are beautiful. I'm hoping Marie's body continues to heal :)