My neice, Hailey, was admitted to Kentucky Children's hospital this morning for congestive heart failure and failure to thrive. She is still under 6 pounds at 2 months old. They are monitoring her formula intake today and will more than likely insert a feeding tube tomorrow. Please keep her in your prayers. We have no idea how long she will be hospitalized.
The kids and I will be driving up to Kentucky tomorrow with Tara and Jolee...it is truly amazing what a best friend will do for you in time of need. Thanks so much, T. I look forward to the road trip! I have been burdened to go up to KY to meet Hailey and visit with everyone for the past couple of months, but things have been so hectic around here lately. Thankfully, after the two appts we had this week, we have no more Dr. appts until December. What a perfect time to travel.
Let me stress that this is not a freak-out post. Yes, Hailey is very sick and desperately needs to gain weight, but she is okay. We are merely going up there because A. I want to snuggle my nose into that itty-bitty neck of her's, B. I want to help Ashley out if she should need me to bring Snickers and Mt. Dews and give her some company during those looooong, boring hours, C. We want to try out our new coats for the season, D. We haven't been to KY in almost a year, E. I can't think of anything better to do than listen to Nathan cry for 12 hours straight in a closed in van, and F. Did I mention that I want to snuggle my nose into that itty-bitty neck of Hailey's. And like I said, this is just a great time to go up there and be of emotional and physical support.
We'll be gone for about a week, Lord willing. I'll try to update when I can.