Tuesday, June 30, 2009

HE'S AWAKE!

Witt is still holding his own on the CPAP. The only knock out medicine he is on is methadone and that is being given in smaller and smaller doses every 12 hours. Now when Witt is awake he is playing with hanging toys, smiling and trying to "talk" at Melanie. All this even though he is flat on his back with the CPAP contraption taped on his face. Melanie still hasn't been able to hold Witt but at least now he is interacting with her! Witt remains on the CPAP because it really "pushes" the oxygen with a stronger blow than what the simple nasal cannula does. This helps the lungs to inflate and Witt to take really deep breaths. Melanie is going to ask the doctors if at some point before the surgery Witt can go on the nasal cannula and she could hold him. For right now the surgery is scheduled for tomorrow but as we know that could change!!! God's perfect timing in all things!

Wide Awake Witt!

6 comments:

Marjie Murff said...

What a cute picture, hoses and all! Waiting for definite news on the timing of his surgery so that we can be "praying without ceasing". Asking now for strength and rest for Melanie and Austan and the whole family! May our loving Lord hold you in the palm of His hand.

Jenn said...

What a cutie pie!!! I am so glad he is awake and interacting with Mel! His precious little face will melt anyones heart! I will continue to that Witt can take deep breaths. By biggest hope is that Mel can hold this little guy today! Love you all!
Jenn & Joseph

rise' said...

Also praying Mel and Austan can hold Witt soon! So thankful he is alert and playful.

Anonymous said...

So glad Witt is awake and interacting with Mel. It has to be a good feeling! It brought a smile to my face this morning to see that little smerk on Witt's. Will wait to hear when surgery is definatly scheduled. God Bless you all as I continue to pray for your family.
Stephanie in Missouri

cheryl said...

Loving that little cutie pie!!! Can't wait to see everyone. Praying that Witt will be held in his momma and daddy's loving arms very SOON!
Love, Cheryl
Carson's new favorite "trick"...
Who loves Witt?!? "I do, I do!"

Nancy said...

So happy to see the picture of Witt! Isn't it amazing how God's power and strength can be seen so clearly in such a small package? It's easy to 'feel' Him in the majesty of earthly mountains, but even more awe-inspiring to witness His glory in this precious baby champion. How wondrous is our God! As expansive as the sea, as significant as a whisper of breath. Sending lots of love to each of you--Cadou