Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Gotcha Day- one year!

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Yesterday marked the one year anniversary of Jack Nathan's "Gotcha" Day.  It's hard to believe so many days have passed since we first held him.  Those adorable eyes and that precious smile... I'll never forget it.

So much happened on that trip, it's difficult for us to think about it and remember all the details.  For this occasion we just want to remember the blessing that we received in Jack and the Lord's faithfulness in those first few days together.

What a difference one Year makes!

Today- wearing his Chinese outfit!

2 years 9 months old

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Soft diet continues

Jack, enjoying some soup with rice.  Mmmmm!

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Palate repair recovery

Today has been a good day!  Jack woke up this morning, sat up in bed and drank some juice.  He kept signing "eat" but only took a few tiny bites of his pureed breakfast.  Later he managed to eat a popsicle.  

His doc came by early this morning and planned for us to stay another night.  By this afternoon Jack was doing so well drinking fluids and taking his oral pain meds Dr. R said we could go home!  We are all really glad to be home and sleeping in our beds.

Jack is such a good little patient!  We sat together in his crib all morning, playing with legos and watching cartoons and the food network.

The Elmo balloon was his main comfort item.  Patrick got it for him when he was so upset after waking from anesthesia and hurting.  He never let go of that balloon, even in his sleep.  The nurses commented on how funny he was, clutching his balloon.  He even tried to feed Elmo his drinks and pudding!

packing up to go home

We will be enjoying having Daddy home for a while... he was furloughed today from work.