Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Well of course the insurance denied the request for the transfer, so I talked to the doctor today. She wants to try and wean him off the oxygen, but she said we would have it to travel home with if it is needed. She also said we could have a monitor as well. YAY! That will make me feel so much better! At least I have the chance of a little sleep on the trip home. We should be discharged sometime next week, if nothing major happens. I'm praying it will be smooth sailing from here on out. Please everyone pray for us too! I'm a firm believer that prayer works. I look at Elijah now and see how far he has come. He is a living testimony to the power of God! He is a living breathing miracle! I know that we still have a long road ahead of us but just the fact that he is eating like a big boy now, and gaining weight is a miracle! Unless you have seen it yourselves you can't imagine how fragile and tiny this baby was. The baby dolls I played with as a child were huge compared to this little guy. He was so small we couldn't even touch him at first. The most gentle of touches hurt him. You could see through his skin it was so thin and fragile. He is so sweet! I will always miss his brothers, but I am so thankful to have him! I have three boy's now (and 2 in heaven) and that will be all for me! But, I know I am truly blessed by God to have my boy's, and I am thankful!


Natalie and Abigail said...

Oh I am so happy you will go home soon. I am also glad the doctors are being realistic and sending you home with monitors and, if necessary, oxygen. Sometimes, I just don't get insurance companies.

I check in on your blog every day. I'm so glad Elijah is doing well and that you will be reunited with your family soon.

Natalie and Abigail said...

Hi! Several of us from the preemie board are wondering about you and how little Elijah is. I hope everything is okay. If you have time to post and update or send something to the preemie forum, we'd love to hear if you are okay.

Hope all is well