We went in for Gav’s clinic today and his white blood count is high. He has an infection and they are working on trying to figure out the cause. He has been admitted to the hospital for the next several days at least they believe. Ugh! I have hospital head already!
He has had a long day – two blood draws, an IV, several fluid draws and just constant “let me check em’s”. He was finally too exhausted to fight any longer after the final IV that hangs in his little arm was put in, and so he nodded off. It just reminded me what a fighter he is and how tough these babes are.
He is so smart. I hate to hear him scream and see him wriggle, but at least I know that he is well enough to scream and fight which is a good thing. Anytime a stethoscope came near him, he batted it away. I couldn’t help but laugh, he is normally such a good natured baby. But this baby has had enough today and was not playing nice. The nurses in the NICU told us that the feisty ones are the ones who make it! Hopefully they will be able to pinpoint his infection and have something to knock it out.
Say a prayer for him and hug your little ones extra tight tonight. I wish we were all at home enjoying some hot chocolate and a good fire and book. I, of course, even wish more that we were under a palm tree drinking out of coconut glasses splashing in the waves…but I will only ask for one miracle at a time.
We will keep you posted on Gav’s progress through his website. Thank you for your prayers.