Jemma Doctor Update

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    I know I owe you all an update from Jemma's doctor appointment this week.  Now that I have had time to process it all, I will give you the rundown of what we now know... Jemma's xray was "slightly better" than when we left the hospital.  They still see some stuff in the upper right lobe.  The doctor said that it is most likely lung damage but they aren't sure the effect, if … [Read more...]

Headed to the hospital with Jemma

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On Monday, we are headed back to the hospital.  This time though, we are only going for a visit.  Jemma has to get a chest xray to check for any signs of lingering pneumonia, pneumothorax, or any other issues.  After that, we head up to the Pulmonology clinic for a follow-up visit.  They will likely do some blood work and swabs for Staph while we are there too. I will be honest with you.  I am … [Read more...]

Quick (but amazing) update on Jemma #PrayersForJemma

Jemma extubated

The past few days have truly been amazing.  I can say that I am truly surprised, as are most of those that have cared for Jemma, how well she has done since being moved to the conventional ventilator.  I mentioned in my last update that on Monday, the 21st of January, she was moved to the conventional ventilator.  She continued to do well and was weaned each day.  On Thursday, the 24th of January, … [Read more...]

My little fighter keeps on fighting #PrayersforJemma

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Hanging out with my big kids.  It is so hard being away from them but they are doing great with my mom and dad.  I am so blessed to have them in my life to take care of my babies for us. Wow, it has been a whirlwind of activity and change the past few days.  I left off with weaning Jemma off the oscillator vent.  Well they decided to make the jump early (were planning by Wednesday) Monday morning … [Read more...]

Touch and go… and then go some more!

Jemma Hair fixed

Jemma with her hair fixed like her momma got done I left the hospital yesterday for a few hours.  A friend of mine from high school set it up for me to get a complimentary hair cut at a local beauty school.  I hesitated but asked the nurse straight out if Jemma was good for me to leave and she said she was and to go.  So, I did.  When I got back, Jemma had the pink barrette in her hair and her … [Read more...]