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Monday, July 2, 2007

Change in Meds...

The doctors decided to stop giving Gabi one of her heart meds. This should help her blood vessels relax. Her blood pressure is a little low, that is why they turned off this med. The med they turned off helps the blood flow to the extremties and keeps her warm. She was plenty warm, if she gets cold then they will turn it back on. She is also getting another echo today to reevaluate. It has been a while since she has had one so they want to be sure they didn't miss anything. Meaning sometimes things can change and they want to be sure they are doing all they can. They are also going to increase her nutrion she gets per hour and in turn decrease her chest tube output replacement.

Well they turned off her heart med. about a hour an hour ago, blood pressure was low, but now we are back up again. Slowly but surely we are making progress. I just wish I could speed up the process, I am so tired of being here, but hey it could be worse. I am just pleased that everyday we are seeing things change...for the better. Even if it is just the smallest amount of progress it will all come together and she will be my happy, smiling, rolling over baby :)

3 comments:

Gabi's Daddy said...

Baby...this is awesome news. I'm sorry I wasn't there this morning with you as all of these changes were going on but just like everyone else, while I'm working I have the blog up and keep hitting refresh! haha

I love you so much and you are such an amazing woman...not exactly sure how I tricked you into marrying me but I'm pretty impressed with myself on that one! haha.

LOVE LOVE LOVE - Daddy!

Anonymous said...

Gabi, MiMi missed being there all day with you. I could not wait to get there to hold your teeny tiny hand. I get one side & Papi gets the other...we love you so much and are so anxious to get to hold you again....Keep up the great work...I love you soooooooo much. Papi will see you sooner than me tomorrow but I will be there as soon as I get off work. We love our baby...XXXOOO MiMi T.& Papi B.

Anonymous said...

Jay & family,
Just wanted to drop you a note and let you know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during these difficult times. Be strong, stay together and use your support system every day.

Nathan, Andrea & Natalie Zuidema