Monday, February 7, 2011


There were some fun times!  Abigail loved the attention.  She loved riding the Little Mermaid car.  She loved the special jamies and the big girl bed that sat up.  She loved the nurses and the blue band. 

She loved her two special bracelets.

She didn't love the decision I made to not give her the versid (sleepy medicine).  So this time instead of not caring about the IV going in as she was half awake, this time she knew exactly what was going on.  It was such a hard decision for me to make.  But after watching her try to wake up after the procedure too many times; pulling out tubes, thrashing, and crying for hours I thought I'd give it a try.  So this is Abigail mad.  "I'm never, ever, ever coming here again!" 

She really was a trooper.  She sat still and just cried a little while they tried each arm. 

And after...  she did wake up much better this time.  Here she is in daddy's arms. 

I was so proud of her that day.  Unfortunately we didn't get the results from the biopsy that we were hoping for.  Her eosinophils are still there.  So we're not sure what the next step will be. 

I was also so very proud of Anna this past weekend.  I do love seven so very much.  The morning after the endoscopy Abigail woke up so sick with a fever and yucky stuff to clean up after all day.  Anna was my special helper.  Getting me everything I needed.  Distracting Abigail and loving on her.  I love that they are sisters. 


  1. SO sorry your little one has to go through all of this.
    Praying for your next step.

  2. Tara, I clearly remember those hospital moments with Emily... making decisions about anesthesia.. not knowing what to do but just doing it. I remember Dave holding her after while she screamed.. I truly feel for you with all of this. I have some pictures of Em, at 3, that look just like yours. Lying in the bed with that confused look holding her bunny... Never forget that God is good.
    We love you, and that little girl so much!!! Tell Anna job well done! Isn't 7 the best age??? We are loving 7! NExt time you go, if you let me know I can come keep you company, come pray and maybe distract her for a while...

  3. oh, and only your child could look so perfectly beautiful at the hospital... all of my pictures are of a disheveled wild little girl... hair everywhere, mismatched socks :) She is one beautiful little child :)

  4. what a little trooper. She is a beautiful little girl Tara! Praying for good health..

  5. So sorry she has to go through this.... I've been in the hospital with both mine as well and it is not easy. As Moms we want to be able to fix it all for them. So hard when we can't! Will be keeping her and all of you in my prayers.

    Have a great weekend.