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Day 3

Day 3 went much like day 2. Amelia woke up ready to feed and did close to a full bottle again. She took some solids and more bottles the rest of the day – the amount she swallows continues to … Continue reading

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Day 2: Fasting So She Can Feast

With an army of over 60 prayer warriors so far responding to the challenge of fasting and prayer for Amelia this is a shock and awe campaign! We are overwhelmed as more and more people sign up and the notes … Continue reading

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10 Day Prayer Challenge for Amelia

We are asking special intercession for Amelia over the next 10 days. We would like to cover her with prayer for each meal. On the advice of the Gastroenterologist we will take her off the feeding tube for 10 days … Continue reading

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Pyromaniac Meets Kitchen

According to Wikipedia, pyromania is an impulse to deliberately start fires to relieve tension and typically includes feelings of gratification or relief afterward.  Well, though I may not have intentionally tried to burn our apartment down Saturday night (and fires may … Continue reading

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Therapy & Another Hospital Visit

I miss seeing this pretty little face uncovered by tubing and tape!  Alas, it was only for a short time!   Yesterday Amelia decided she wanted to go back to the hospital for a visit…or perhaps she missed seeing her … Continue reading

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Early Intervention

Next week, several Early Intervention therapists are going to come over and assess Amelia.  I can’t wait for them to come because I am so utterly confused at this point as to what is going on with our little girl.  … Continue reading

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Square One

Our little almost 9 month old miss has been refusing solid food since the ng tube was placed through her nose and into her stomach.  Six times a day, she has a certain amount of formula entering her tummy with no … Continue reading

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Conforming to His Plans

(above) last few moments in the hospital before going home last Thursday A moment the other night helped me realize one of the lessons I think God has been teaching me in this difficult time with Amelia:  He wants me to live … Continue reading

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Amelia is coming home

Sometime on Thursday Amelia should be discharged to come home. We’ll still have a long road ahead though. Tube feeding will continue from home for a few months, we will have lots of follow up doctor visits, early intervention therapy … Continue reading

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Christmas 2010, Hospital-ity

Here are some pictures of our make-shift Christmas. Christmas morning we brought the Challies traditional Christmas breakfast and stockings to the hospital. The nurses looked after Amelia so Susanna could come back home for a couple hours of opening gifts … Continue reading

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