Friday, March 12, 2010

Prayers & Quotes for March 12, 2010

Prayers & Quotes for March 12, 2010

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Please keep the following in your thoughts and prayers:

Newborn cherub Jayden G. arrived 2/19! He has been on ECMO and came off successfully on the first try. His kidneys are now not functioning like they should and he has been put on kidney dialysis and improvement needs to be seen soon. He has not had his CDH repair.

Newborn cherub Kellan V. arrived 2/14! He is working on coming off the vent, for he has had his CDH repair and is going strong!

Cherub Kiyari M. recently had her PDA closed, however this closure was acting like a pop off valve and now with it being closed as caused her to pass out multiple times, she has had a seizure and a stroke. They removed the plug in her heart on 3/6 and now is on the road to recovering. Please pray doctors are able to find what is happening with Kiyari and the best course of treatment for her pulmonary hypertension.

Angel cherub Caleb has a new sister Ashlynn C. Ashlynn arrived just shy of 36 weeks. Prayers for mom Shandi and baby Ashlynn.

Cherub Nicole T. is had surgery on March 9th to place growing rods, to help fix her scoliosis. She is on the road to recovering.

Cherub Jacob G. has had reoccurring pneumonia and has been in the hospital several times. He is home again, but needs our prayers that doctors can figure out the best course of treatment for Jacob and his lungs.

Cherub Jaxson R. is recovering from RSV, but he is finally home from the hospital.

Cherub Keith H. reherniation surgery went well! He came off the vent after surgery and is recovering.

Cherub Owain P. has reherniated for a 3rd is pending.

Cherub Clodagh D. is having a CDH repair to fix her date is pending.

Cherub Alexander H. is finally coming home! Hopefully he is home for his 2nd birthday!

Newborn cherub Gage H. arrived 3/9 and is fighting!

Cherub Chase K. is having seizure activity and will be put on medication. They are waiting in the hospital for an eeg to be done.

Newborn cherub Micah P. is still in the hospital and needs our prayers and thoughts.

Cherub Scarlette is having a g-tube/fundo/appendectomy and stomach biopsy on 3/22.

Cherub Navaeh is ill and needs our prayers to figure out the cause.

Cherub Carter A. is struggling with a bad cold.

To all our families and friends that are fighting against the flu, colds, sickness…may you feel better soon and have no complications.

Cherubs on Their Way:

Cherub Mekhaai R., due 3/17

Cherub Jeremiah M., due 3/30

Cherub Austin M., due 3/30

Cherub "baby girl J"., second CDH child born into this family

Cherub Joshua C., due 6/4

Cherub Noah A., due 5/30

Cherub Ian H., due 4/26

Cherub "baby boy" K., due 4/16

Cherub "baby girl" A. due 5/20

Cherub Elijah V. due 7/12

Cherub due in about 9 weeks to Shea, Josh & Janzen

All families expecting a baby with CDH, may you have continued hope and strength for the journey that lies ahead.

Newly Grieving Families:

To all families affected by CDH and the loss of your precious child, may you find peace and comfort and know you are never alone, for so many people care about you.

Today’s Quotes:

"Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything is life has purpose. There are no mistakes, all events are blessing given to us to learn from." - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

"Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around." - Leo. F. Buscaglia

"Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul." - Samuel Ullman

"Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription." - Val Saintsbury

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