Luke told me that we're still just plugging along. Praise God there have been no big surprises today. He's waiting to hear from the kidney doctor, but the lung doctor told him they might do a tracheotomy on Emily. It's a possibility.
Her heart rate is low which indicates she's heavily sedated. Her urine output is nothing to get excited about, Luke said. She is still jaundiced today.
Luke said a nurse told them that the short-term vision for Emily is that there will be not-so-good reports. They expect things like this for someone who's been through this kind of trauma. So there won't be many victories in the short-term vision. She may degress before she progresses. But....we're praying for total victory in the long-term. She encouraged them to think in the long-term.
The kids are going to the country to be with Grandma & Grandpa this weekend. It just worked out to be what would work best. So...for those who had signed up for meals tonight and tomorrow night....they won't be needed. I hope to get an email out quickly to those people. But if you know them, you might call and let them know. Janis will be at the hospital with Emily this weekend. Family will be back at the house on Sunday night.
Luke & I both hope that no one is offended over asking you not to call them right now. We're honestly trying to give you information as quickly as we can through this blog! I know you only want them to know you love them and care about them---and they know---truly, they do. They're just overwhelmed. Luke said that he knows he couldn't make it without all of you. And he especially loves his church family. Thank you for caring so deeply. We're grateful for your outpouring of love. And please know that I don't always convey Luke's heart like Luke would.
Please continue praying for Emily. Thank you so much!!