Days I Remember She’s Still Sick

There are days when I forget that Davy is sick. Days were everything seems normal…haha…maybe normal isn’t the right word there…well at least somewhat normal. At this point, the constant hum and cadence of the oxygen machine, the militant rigidity of administering drugs, and the regular pattern of feeding – calculate milk, fill bottles with said milk, […]

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Celebrating the Small Victories

In the NICU it’s easy to get caught up in “hedging your bets” and not allowing yourself to take joy in the small victories. You rationalize the celebratory moments thinking, “don’t get to excited because it can be taken from you in an instant”. Don’t get to excited about them lowering her medicine because it […]

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My Greatest Fear and Greatest Hope

Davy has had her best 48 hour stint so far, yet as I said in my last post, life in the NICU is one step forward and two steps back. As I sit here and write in the still hours of the morning she is fighting off high fever and a potential infection. I praise […]

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