Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Welcome to the World!

Our handsome new nephew
Jacob Alexander, born on Feb. 19! Congratulations to Tim, Mindy and big brother, John!
Can't wait to get my hands on him in April!

Thursday, February 18, 2010

hospital pictures

We came home from the hospital on Tues, Feb. 9! We had to stay a few extra days while we waited for Mical's bowel function to return. The nurses made it very fun for her last few days. She needed to be up and moving so she helped at the desk "answering phones...and filing papers." We will forever remember those who made a hard time, special. I had to post a few of my favorite pics of our "Dr. Mical".
Thank you to all of you who helped us at home during this stay, for those who visited and those who prayed for us!!!

She is doing great recovering at home now!
AND... tomorrow we get a new nephew in Georgia!!! Counting down the hours with Tim and Mindy!

Friday, February 5, 2010


I must say.
The nurses at DeVos Children's Hospital are incredible.
What a tiring job and they still take the time to make us feel special.
I'm ready to go home but I'm going to miss some of the nurses we've met during these past three hospital stays.

Mical has some great hospital buddies...

But, we need to return home so Moses can have Mical back. He's asked for her...not me...but her these past few days. Mical will have her little shadow back soon enough =)

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Surgery #3

Yesterday was Mical's surgery to reverse her colostomy! The surgery went really well! Very thankful for such great medical attention.

Being in the hospital is never one of my favorite things (or hers!) Then I have to stop and remind myself of how blessed we are. Yes, things beep...people come in and out at all hours... BUT...we could be lying in the streets with thousands of others, just waiting for days to be seen by a doctor! We are so spoiled.

My prayer requests for Mical today would be:
That her digestive tract handles the food well when she is finally allowed to eat.
That she would tolerate not being able to eat for the third day.
For her heart/spirit to be at peace with all of this change...

Back to our room...