Ty has had such a great day!!!!
We showed up this morning late and missed rounds for the first time in 11 days. We came in to a much less puffy Ty who had been peeing like a champ all night! Thanks, no doubt, to answered prayers, he had a very stable night and got rid of a lot of his excess fluid! In addition, his sweet nurse had played dress up! She found his diaper bag and had him in a hat, socks, and snuggled next to his bear!
Today has been a great day and we have seen steady progress. He has continued to void fluid, his catheter was removed, he got breast milk through a nasal feeding tube placed this morning and is about to increase that. He has been breathing over the ventilator and is currently in the middle of his first c-pap trial (where they turn the vent all the way down and let him do all the breathing on his own to see how he does for an hour). He will do a few c-pap trials over the course of tonight and if he does as awesome as he is on this first one, He'll come off the vent in the wee hours of tomorrow morning. What an Easter blessing that would be!
They came in with meds at one point today that had run low and the nurse offhandedly commented, "There's angels in this room." I thought, you have no idea how true that is! At evening rounds just now the doc said, "He's a champ!" What a great day of progress this has been. I am sure there will be ups and downs, but I am so pleased with today.
Thank you Jesus for hearing and answering our prayers for a stable night and for lots of pee pee. Thank you also, Father, for a great day full of progress. We can't wait to celebrate Ty's first Easter tomorrow and to get to spend time with Ava Grace as well. Please bless us with safety as we travel to get her and with another stable night with lots of progress for Ty. Amen.