Thursday, May 24, 2007

Hurry Up Time!

Mason has had a good day. They took him off the sippap today. I have been so educated on the world of NICU babies. It is called sippap, not c-pap. And I don't even know what sippap stands for...oh well. They took him off. I can actually see his face now. He has the tiniest little face. It's so cute. He is now in a little oxygen tent. He is having to work harder, but he is doing good. They were originally saying they would probably take him off the O2 tent in the morning, but I think they'll end up waiting, b/c they have to decrease the O2 gradually.

He is eating great. He might get to start on a bottle tonight. It just depends. I will find out at 8p.m. tonight when NICU opens back up. For now we are just taking one small step at a time. But they have all been positives strides, so I am thankful. I have discovered that I have a lot to be thankful for. Some of the babies in there have been there so long, and have lots of problems. Most of them are very pre-mature. Mason in a giant compared to most of them. There are two little twin girls next to him who weigh 3 pounds a piece.

I am doing good. Today is a better day. I went and took a nap, which I needed very badly. It has been hard to rest, but I just had to make myself. My mind goes crazy when I'm tired...and emotional...and hormonal. But I am feeling tons better. Well I have to go. I am meeting my sisters for dinner. See yall.

7 Comments:

Blogger Lisa said...

Glad all is continuing to go well. I sort of know those twin girls. They are the neices of a friend of mine. Do you know Jesse and Lisa Lee? They are Lynette's (Lisa's sister) babies. Anyhoo...talk to you soon. Still lovin and prayin!

8:55 PM  
Blogger Lyndy said...

So thankful to hear that Mason is doing well and that you got some rest.

Praying for your family.

10:15 PM  
Blogger Sara said...

I am so glad Mason is doing well. And I'm glad you are doing good too!!

10:56 PM  
Blogger jen said...

"It's a small world after all..." I had Lisa's daughter Bethany in Pre-K this year. If those babies turn out to look like their cousin, they will be beautiful. Hang in there Mom, Mason will be home soon!

7:28 AM  
Anonymous Amanda said...

I can't wait to see him. I'm glad he is doing better. You take care of yourself! Call if you need me.

8:31 AM  
Anonymous jennifer k said...

Yea for Mason! I can't wait to meet the little guy!

12:26 PM  
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