Tuesday, May 13, 2008


These checkups have become quite routine now. We started when she was 3 1/2 months old and she is 8 1/2 months now. We begin in a tiny, cramped room where the technician weighs her, performs her EKG, which you see in the pictures, and finishes with a blood pressure check. She doesn't mind this part too much, but it's the ECHO (sonogram of her heart,) which she hates with a passion. Today, she screamed and tried to push the sonographer's hand away. We had to hold her down so she could get somewhat of a reading. She finally had to stop because Libby wasn't cooperating. The bottom picture is her after the ECHO...much happier now:) Dr. Siu comes in after he reads the ECHO and says the ASD has gotten smaller, but the VSD is still the same size. He said no sign of Pulmonary Hypertension was detected. Praise the Lord for that! He again prayed over us with such power and authority and we left praising our Lord for such a godly doctor.
We are at peace today. This has been a journey and at times we have been frightened, encouraged, filled with uncertainty and doubts, but we know our God is bigger than anything we have walked through or could walk through. For now we wait until June 5th. We pray for all involved in her care and for her recovery! We are so thankful that God executes His plans of goodness on our behalf. He is sovereign, mighty, and powerful and we are so glad we have Him on our side!


Scott said...

Well, I guess you've moved into the blogging world quite well. I hadn't checked in a week because people usually take some time to get going...lol. Y'all continue to be in our prayers. Let us know if you need anything!

Wendy said...

Jen, would you have imagined you could walk through this even 2 years ago? It's incredible what God has done.

Andrea said...

Wow!! What a beautiful family inside and out! Thanks for the update. I am praying for you all. Really excited about the Dr. praying for and with you!! Wow!!
Blessings, Andrea

Shonnie Stanley said...

Thanks for the update and I know what you mean when they won't be still long enough for a couple of shots of the heart. We are praying for you guys and wish you the best. Keep us up updated and your faith strong. GOD knows best and will provide for you.