Friday, January 23, 2009

Thank you~~

Baby Abigail actually had a better day today.... AND we got a "diagnosis" as to what is wrong with her! Apparently, she developed an ileus (paralyzed section of the bowel) after the viral illness. It is causing the vomiting, gas, diarrhea, etc. that she is experiencing. Fortunately, her pediatrician thinks that it will heal itself, but will just take a little time. We will have to be in the hospital with her so that she can receive IV support until she is able to be adequately hydrated from the bottle alone. Her viral counts were still high today, and she does not feel so great..... very fussy..... just gives mommy and daddy and chance to snuggle her a little more, though!! I think the stress of all this has caused some postpartum issues that I was having (that we THOUGHT were resolved!) begin to resurface as well. Hopefully they will go away soon, too!
You are all just precious to me to remember our family in your prayers. You will never know how much that means! Thank you, thank you, thank you! Please pray that we can come home SOON!
Much Love,


Father's Grace Ministries said...

My heart goes out to you all and your dear little girl suffering with the ileus.I had one myself 7 years ago- a post op complication- and can't image how distressing it must be for your little one.
Hang in there and try to rest in His grace at this trying time.

Kim said...


I have watched for you in my bloglines and wondered if things were okay. Since your last post, I have been prayerful for you and your baby, hoping she was improving day by day.

With each baby, I think the pp stuff is contained but it does always seem to sneak up in unexpected ways and during a time when I try to pin it on something else. Prayers while you rest and wait on Him in this season.

Lori said...

Thank you for the update. Praying for you and hoping everything works itself out quickly =) (for both baby & Mom's sake). Praying for you.

Paula said...

Praying for baby Abby!!Mom and dad too.

Mrs. C said...

Continuing to lift your family up in prayer.

Becky said...

It is lovely to see you blogging again. I look forward to your re-design!
Hang in there...I can only imagine the difficulties you've faced in the last few months, but God is faithful and will give you the strength you need for each moment.
Praying for your family!

Charree said...

We are praying for you and little Abigail.


Anonymous said...


I found your blog through Mrs. Wilt's quite awhile ago. I've missed your posts but understood how busy you must be with a new baby. I'm praying for you both!! God hears our prayers and answers them!!
Take care!!

Anonymous said...

I'm *so glad* to hear that she's doing better. I can't even imagine how difficult this must be...

{{{Gentle Hugs}}}

Christa said...

You have my prayers and well wishes. May God bless your family. :)

Serah said...

Hey girly! I hadn't read your blog in a while and thought I'd check in. We'll definitely be praying for Baby Abigail and for you! God is good!

Katie said...

Oh, Jennifer, I just checked in and saw what's been going on with sweet little Abigail! Bless her heart! I hope she is doing better now. I will absolutely be praying for her and for you and for the whole family and her doctor/nurses!

She is ADORABLE, by the way! :o)

Anonymous said...

It is lovely to see you blogging again.

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