Thursday, March 27, 2008

Simply...Its a miracle




Mei-Ling is home. The doctor was surprised at how well she was doing when he came in to see her this morning, so he removed her catheter. He had expected to leave it in until Friday. Her lab work came back perfect and Mei-Ling reached up for him to pick her up, and she waved bye-bye to him when he left the room. He calls her the little princess. When he came back in the late afternoon, he asked if Melanie and Casi would like to take her home ! What a joyous moment for everyone, except the nurses said they were all going to miss her so much. For all that she has been through, she has the sweetest personality and never seems to be fussy. And her smile just wins everyone over.
She is one happy baby to be in her own home. Amazingly, she has been crawling, and acts as if nothing happened to her. Last night right after she got back from surgery, she had some pain medication but nothing after that first dose. She will have her stitches out Tuesday if all goes well. What a little miracle this baby is and her quick recovery is testament to all the prayers offered up for her.

Just simply...a miracle. Thank you all so much for all the prayer on her behalf and for our family.

Mei-Ling this morning
On the way home
A quick stop at Grammies house to play with her favorite doll for a few minutes

18 Comments:

Blogger Aunt Jenny said...

What wonderful news...and what a sweet answer to prayer!!! Just heart warming!!

Thursday, March 27, 2008  
Blogger Marianna said...

Mashallah! What wonderful news. May God continue to hold her in his hands.

Thursday, March 27, 2008  
Blogger Bren said...

Wonderful news. Patty, you and your family are such an inspiration. Even during this difficult time, God has used it to shine through you and your kids. Your faith and love for our God shines even more brightly in the face of this. Praising Him that your miricle is home.

Thursday, March 27, 2008  
Blogger Carole said...

I'm so happy to read this !! What joy, and what a brave little girl Mei-Ling is ! I'm REALLY happy for all of you, more than those words can ever express. Big big hugs and grateful prayers to the Lord.

Friday, March 28, 2008  
Blogger sulli said...

Oh Yeah! How wonderful. I am so glad to hear this news.

Friday, March 28, 2008  
Blogger Peggy said...

What a wonderful blessing! And what a beautiful smile! So glad everything went so well and she is back home.

Friday, March 28, 2008  
Blogger nancyr said...

Simply wonderful, miraculous news!
So happy to hear that Mei-Ling is home and doing well.

Friday, March 28, 2008  
Blogger Marci said...

That baby is truly special. God has some awesome plans for her life!!

Friday, March 28, 2008  
Blogger Kristi in the Western Reserve said...

Dear Patty! I am so happy. Mei-Ling is such a dear little girl and everyone must rejoice in her recovery. I will keep praying for you all, but my heart is happy. Praise God!

Friday, March 28, 2008  
Blogger Leigh Ann said...

Praise the Lord! She is such a little cutie pie.

Friday, March 28, 2008  
Blogger Deanna said...

Oh, what a relief to read this! She is so precious and it just breaks my heart that she has had to endure so much already.

Friday, March 28, 2008  
Blogger Deanna said...

I've been reading here for quite awhile so I do understand where you're coming from and respect your journey. I wonder why Mother Theresa was included in Irene's list. She was an amazing, selfless CHRISTIAN woman. Why would mention of her be considered controversial in any way?

Friday, March 28, 2008  
Blogger Patty said...

Deanna, some consider mother tereas a universalist, because she never tried to convert those she ministered to and would make comments about there being different roads to heaven.
I suspect from the comments, its just simply a matter of making some sort of point. It seems they all have been that way.

Friday, March 28, 2008  
Blogger TJ said...

I am so happy for all of you! When my Mo was able to leave the hospital he was nothing but charming with all of the nurses and doctors. He was just so glad to get back to his home.

I will continue to pray for you all!

Friday, March 28, 2008  
Blogger Clara....in TN said...

PTL....
God Is Good...All The Time.
I'm so relieved she is home. I pray she continues to do well. She is a baby doll! Clara

Friday, March 28, 2008  
Blogger Sandra said...

Sadly, so many people in the world think prayer is redundant. Clearly He hears our prayers today. I'm so pleased Mei-Ling is home again!

Friday, March 28, 2008  
Blogger Sharri said...

What a precious little girl.
I'm so glad her parents were able to take her home early!
I'm sure they were relieved!
(Grandma too!)
What an awesome God we serve!

Friday, March 28, 2008  
Blogger Lea of Farmhouse*Blessings said...

Amazing! Praise God!

Saturday, March 29, 2008  

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