Saturday, December 30, 2006

Here for a while (at the hospital)

Hi folks. Quick update: Noah's off the ventilator, breathing on his own, but some minor complications from having to put tubes down his throat. He's on breathing therapy for those complications. The sedatives are wearing off, and it shows! Noah gives us 10 seconds of fighting and flailing, and 30 seconds to 2 minutes of calm. We hold him down instead of having restraints, for now, since they can hurt him a bit...but we only have so much energy. :-) He's doing well, considering he's in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). So far, all tests have come back negative, so he's doing just fine. However, he's got some mucus he's coughing up, and might have some kind of infection...we'll see. Some friends from church have been helping--whether it's food from Subway or just hanging out here w/ us or praying. Even you, wherever you are, please pray, we appreciate it.
God is good, and He's always in control.
Ben, for Becky & Noah.

1 comment:

Faders in Africa said...

We've been praying for Noah all day. I haven't been able to stop thinking about him. Please keep us posted. We're sorry we haven't called but we don't have you cell phone number and we couldn't hear it on your message. We love you!
Love, Eli and Bethany