Monday, August 23, 2010

Big Day!

Joshua has a big day today! They are going to close his chest! The surgeon will come between 2 of his scheduled surgeries today, so we aren't sure exactly what time he be here.

He has officially been weaned off of 2 of his heart meds and he is holding his own. Pray that after his chest is closed that he continues to maintain good blood pressure and doesn't have to go back on the meds for a while. (Although if he does, it won't be the end of the world....Joshua is calling the shots after all!)

I will update more after his chest is closed. Thank you so much for the continued prayers and support!


Veronica said...

Hurray! I know I can't wait to hear those words "time to close the chest"... it just seems like such a big step in healing. I'll be praying it goes SO smoothly.

Jenny Lincoln said...

So happy to hear that! Another giant step on the road to recovery! Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

Anonymous said...

Fantastic news! Way to go, Joshua!! This is one step closer to your mama's arms.

Shannon Egan

Anonymous said...

PS....forgot to say "Happy one week old Birthday!"

Shannon Egan

Stefenie said...

Great news!! YAY!! Saying many prayers that things continue to go well once his chest is closed.

leah said...

Praying all goes well today. looking forward to hearing the chest closing surgery is behind Joshua and that he is holding his own! Praying for peace for you and Shane too!

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