And 12 days since my last post. Too long? (and warning: this post was written 3 or 4 or 5 days ago but never posted. rather than trying to make the dates make sense, I will let you figure it out :))
Took a nice little trip for our anniversary to an island called St. Jasper's.
Here she is in her little black dress.
Mr. Cullen’s leg is healing. It is back to being one bone again and that means it is not causing him any more pain. They took him out of the brace several days ago. We will go visit the orthopedic pediatrician (downtown, yuck!) next week sometime. Everyone is optimistic that there will be no long term problems resulting from this break so we are thankful.
He put up a sign reminding everyone to be very careful.
Cool kid. He is so cool he throws I Love You's backwards.
My first shirt casualty.
Nurse Elissa helping get him situated.
Kat got to come hold Presley and even got to feed.
Welcome Skylan Faith Johnson, Sophia Lynn Abernathy and Shepherd Muhle into this world. All three kiddos and mothers are doing great! They would appreciate your prayers too.
Uncle Harry and Aunt Nancy drove all the way from Hong Kong to see these kiddos. They actually arrived at the exact time of a delayed meeting with hospital case management... so we put them to work and they got to feed the kiddos.
Hmm... Presley loves her daddy...
Oh.. ya.. Cullen graduated from the NICU (first in his class btw) and came home on Friday!
It was a little bittersweet thinking about bringing Cullen home but leaving Presley here. We did not originally want to split them up, but he is ready and she is not. She will remain in the NICU until she gets this whole eating thing under control. The occupational therapist conducted an Early Childhood Intervention screening on her and Presley’s screening puts her at 34 weeks developmentally. The OT will work with her every morning on her feeding and will also work on her developmentally throughout the rest of her stay in the NICU. Pray for Presley’s feedings and continued weight gain as well as peace for us - super sad to leave her by herself.
This has turned into a novel (1,133 words before photo captions). I will have to tell you about Cullen’s first night at home some other time. I will do my best not to wait 9 days. FYI, his big sisters absolutely love him and we have video to prove it.
p.s. having your very own night nurse at home is truly a gift from the big man upstairs!
Papa Joe cheering Cullen up!
So much more has happened... and hopefully I won't wait another 12 days to post. I'll do my best folks.