Wednesday, July 1, 2009

THE WAIT CONTINUES...

Karen just sent a message that Witt's surgery most likely will NOT happen tomorrow...in fact, it looks like it will be Monday at the earliest. Karen also said that "Mel is doing great...God's grace truly is sufficient!" Please join us in praying for an abundance of patience as Mel and Austan and all of our families wait for this surgery...all in God's perfect timing!!! Witt is being weaned from the CPAP but will most likely have to stay in PICU until surgery...Dr. Macicek wants him either in PICU or on 15 (which is the "cardio floor") but he would have to off of the CPAP for 15. SO, it looks like Mel will continue to sleep in recliners in the PICU waiting room for several more days...just another way that she continues to amaze me every single day! She has been sleeping in those recliners now for almost 3 weeks. I use the term "sleeping" very loosely as she spends most of the nights back in Witt's "room" in a chair next to his bed and "sleeps" in the recliners as she can. Karen has been with her every night...a true testament to the beauty of a loving family!!!
~Cheryl

4 comments:

Primitiques 'n Poetry said...

A loving family and "a mother's love". Prayers continue. ~Mindy

Anonymous said...

As we wait for God's perfect timing for this surgery may he grant your all's beautiful family strength to make it through this rough time. I sure wish there was a way to make sleeping a little more comfortable....I can't imagine how exhausted Melanie must be from not getting rest. My prayers continue to pour out to Witt and his beautiful family from my small town in Missouri~Stephanie.

Ruth said...

Mel's not sleeping in chairs, she's sleeping in God's arms! How else could she be functioning - and so lovingly and beautifully?!

We love you all and are praying!

RUTH and O

Jenn said...

It is always God's perfect timing! As we wait, we contine to pray for patience, guidance, and strength from our Lord. I pray that God gives Mel all the rest she needs. You are amazing Mel! We love you guys!
Jenn & Joseph