August 6, 2008

I went through the double doors, right and down a short hall into the intensive care unit, I slipped into her door and she was laying in her bed. She was resting comfortably and the nurse said that she could have anything to eat she wanted whenever she wanted.

She was still groggy and so I told her I loved her and that I wanted her to rest and headed back for the waiting room. She's doing well but now we have other concerns like her incision in her belly.

We've also realized that before we bring her home we'll have to move her room to the office because it has a bigger doorway so that if she has problems again the EMTs can easily move her out of the house. We've also come to the realization that she needs some special equipment, I'll have to talk to the doc to get the insurance to take care of that.

It's hard to believe that not 6 and a half months ago, Danni was going to college and living on her own, working as a waitress. It's hard to believe that just 3 days ago we were all at the movies. I can still see her chuckling at the stupid stunts and jokes on the big screen. Now we need special handicap stuff and big doorways. What a bummer. Its only been 6 and a half months.

I like what the one blogger said, "life is a gift."


Anonymous said...

I can not imagine the feelings going on inside you! (its a mother thing and only us mothers can understand it) Not saying that fathers don't know. I read your blog everyday and I feel like I have come to know you and your family. I cry and laugh with your writings. My heart and prayers go out to you and your family. You and Danni are so strong and I admire you both. I know Jesus is with us all everyday every minute every second of our lives and he is watching over us all and will not let anything happen that he knows we can't handle. Please keep strong and never let go of your belief... it will carry us even in our wekest times. Amen

Anonymous said...

Well everyone at Mudd's says we hope she gets her ice cream! We know how much she seems to enjoy it. We are still praying and took a moment for her today during her surgery. Still praying for you all. Thanks again for your blogs, we really appreciate the updates! MANY XO's, and prayers too, to DANNI!

Anonymous said...

Christy ~

I read your blog the first thing each morning and the last thing each night. In between you are in my thoughts and prayers. My heart is breaking as I pray to find your faith and search for peace and understanding through all of this. Mike asks about you each time we talk. He is so concerned and you are in his prayers. Much love to all of you.

Linda (Bessler) Stevens

Anonymous said...

It just makes me realize again how life can change so suddenly. One day your life is fairly normal and the next you are doing things you never imagined. Like you said 6 1/2 months ago Danni was in school and working. Life is so fragile. Sometimes I am so guilty of taking things for granted. It really puts things in perspective. I just pray that God continues to show you grace and mercy everyday. I pray for strength and healing for Danni. And for you, Matt, Kent, Alicia, Jessi, and Atlee I pray that God will continue to give you peace.

Anonymous said...

I understand the pain of seeing your daughter go through these very difficult times, and the shock of finding yourself in this place. I also understand the grace of God's presence and His love shown to you through those around you, but I know that nothing makes it easy. I pray for God's love and comfort for Danni and all of you to be sensed with every breath you take.
Sheila G.

jj said...

Let us all learn from this and remember to take NOTHING for granted. Let us not get comfy or cocky.

Anonymous said...

Jeremiah 29:11-12
For I know the thoughts and plans I have for you, says the Lord, thoughts and plans for welfare and peace and not for evil, to give you hope in your final outcome.
Then you will call upon Me, and you will come and pray to Me, and I will hear you and heed you.