Feb 2, 2009

The Plan:

So, today is also a really good day. Davis is doing great and the doctors think that it is time to try to ween him off of the jet vent and go to the traditional ventilator. They think they can do this because the "pressure" that the jet is on can be achieved by the regular ventilator so his chest will be moving in a normal up and down way instead of jiggling 420 times a minute. This is only a plan right now.... If he is able to come off of the jet then he can come off of the paralytic drug and he may be moving in his bed soon. He is also being weened off of his second blood pressure medicine, epinephrine. If he can achieve all of this smoothly he can go to surgery. We are still looking at a long road but at least we can see it now.........

Thank you all so very much for your comments and prayers. We love and miss our friends and family and can't wait to bring our son home to heal.

-Mike

P.S. this is a photo of Davis' little corner of his room. It is like a jungle of healing.

10 comments:

kat said...

awww i pray for the best. luv you all

xo

theparkerreesefoundation said...

Praying daily!!!

Owain's mommy said...

That is great news! I will continue to pray for your little man!


Amber

Brad, Kellie, Lucy and Baby Carter said...

YES!! My indian happy dance is working. It took us WEEKS to get to the point where they were talking about weening the vents, so hopefully you guys will be on your way to surgery in no time! Hopefully you aren't hearing ECMO mentioned anymore then?

Joshua said...

i love you guys. i wish i was there just to give you both a hug and a smile.

-Joshua Hamrick

ktgrace said...

Hey we love love love that yall put this blog up, it really helps us stay in touch! I just talked to my parents down in Charleston and asked them to put Davis and you all on their churches prayer list and I am am going to send Grace church an email! Davis is so strong, like his momma and dadda. We love you!

Teri Frank said...

Thank you so much for this blog. I think about you two and baby Davis daily and am so happy to hear that this little guy's a fighter. hugs....

Teri and Doug

Brad, Kellie, Lucy and Baby Carter said...

Watch out for that Blue Devil-he's a sneaky little fella. So glad that Davis is doing well. Carter sends a big high five!
-Kellie

Anonymous said...

Davis, you are already mystifying the professionals and beating all odds. May all the love, well-wishes and best hopes being sent your way spur you on even more. Know that you are making your destiny early.

The No Surrender Crew

Shane said...

Blue Mountain Myst and The Mysti Mountain Boys say hello DAVIS! We are praying for you and also for your mommy and daddy! We love you three very much. Prayers are going up in North Carolina and Virginia. There are many "Prayer Warriors" lifting up your name continually!