Yesterday's great day turned into a sad one for our family. Our Grandmother passed away (My Dad's Mother.) She will be dearly missed by our family! So, in honor of sweet Grandma Doty, I dedicate this update to her and plan on using one of her favorite words as many times as I can today. "Watchamacallit." She would say to us, "Will you get me the watchamacallit?" "We would say what's that?" She'd say, "Oh, you know what I mean, the watchamacallit!" Us grandkids really got a kick out of this! We'll miss you Grandma! Please be in prayer for her 8 children and the rest of our family as it is such a loss!
Gavin continues to do well. He is tolerating everything great. In fact, he is on less oxygen than he's been on for quite some time! He does have me worried because he hasn't cried AT ALL! He just seems so content! He continues to be more interactive and aware of everything, but I'm still concerned about possible brain damage. Please pray about this!
I always feel guilty when I leave the hospital, thinking that he'll be lonely and not be given attention. Yesterday, I'm thankful to say, when I left to pick the boys up from school I had to go back into his room again. This is what I found: One nurse tech rocking him in a chair and another one whining about not getting there first to hold Gavin! They said he's probably held more than not when I'm gone and that everyone loves little Gavin! So, my fears were put to rest and I'm very thankful for the care he's getting in the I.C.U. One of the doctors told me today that they planned on keeping him in the I.C.U. until he goes home. They know that he needs close monitoring and want to keep up on how he's doing with more continuity of care. Yay! I guess they won't have to drag me kicking and screaming after all!
Thanks for your faithfulness in praying for our family! Have a great day!
Love, Alicia and Family