Tuesday, November 17, 2009

GOODBYE FEEDING TUBE!!!
It's offical, we're DONE! As of Friday, Mya had another swallow test at Children's Hospital, and she is set to be done with the feeding tube and to be back to normal fluids by the end of this week!!! We are so amazingly thankful to have our little girl back to 100%. Such an awesome thing to have a relatively short recovery, when we could be dealing with some major damage from her arrests. God is so good! We also lucked out and were able to finally get the H1N1 vaccination on Friday without standing in line for 4 hours. Thank you all for your prayers for Mya's recovery. We are so blessed to be beyond recovery at this time! HOORAY for a normal girl! What a perfect time for THANKSGIVING! Miss Mya is as sweet as ever. We are constantly impressed by our little one bopping around on her own. She's so grown up these days! Her latest favorites are saying "uh oh!" reading books, eating everything- bananas are a favorite, and is now doing about 8 different sign language signs to communicate her needs. Goodbye nasty feeding pump! This is the "helper" we've had for the past 4 months. Although it's been useful, I'm not sorry to return it to the home health company...
Mya is a little jabber girl, she's got lots of little sounds, she often seems to be trying so hard to tell us sentances, it just makes no sense to us yet! So sweet, here's a little snip of her evening play.

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Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Giggles

We were cleaning up from Auntie Angela's visit, but Mya couldn't resist the blow up mattress fun! Such sweet little giggles!

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Mya is back in daycare, another step to normalicy for our family. She's learned so much already in a week, being around other kids and a great teacher! I've been trying for months to get her to say "please" and "thank you" in sign language, it took less than a week for the daycare team to get her to do it! Super impressive. She's also verbally saying "yes" when she didn't before. It seems she's transformed overnight from baby to little girl, doing much better at communicating. We have another swallow test this Friday to see if she can start to drink thinner liquids and if we are closer to being done with the tube. We're still in need of the H1N1 vaccination for her... let me know if you know where we can get it!