Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Day to Day

Baby Girl has started to whimper any time she sees a nurse...  it is so sad.  When she receives her Procrit shot each Monday the nurse has to prick her heel to take a blood draw.  The blood draw is incredibly difficult on a 5 month old.  Yesterday she got her heel pricked twice and then the nurse had to fill a vile with blood to check her red blood cell count.  The blood clotted so quickly that they couldn't run the test on it by the time the viles reached the lab. 

So this morning we had to go into a lab to have her blood taken with a needle out of a vein in her arm.  When the nurse said hello to her, she started to whimper and stick her bottom lip out.  It was pitiful.  It should be interesting when she is taken back for surgery. 

Even though her blood has been clotting fast she still needed another Procrit shot.  To be honest the blood draw is harder than the shot.  By the time she was done she was very tired.  I'm glad we are done with this part. 

* Sorry, but this picture just made me laugh.  This captures our true Miss G.  The girls spend all day every day dressing up.  Just had to show a picture of our day to day lives with these sweet, silly girls.

1 comment:

  1. Bring your own sheets!!! She will not only know the smell but it will help her feel a little bit more like she's in her own bed. Just a little bit of comfort in the midst of a trying time. :o) Pictures of family, toys, movies, and games will all help not only sweet baby girl but Little E and Miss G as well (maybe even mom and dad) Anything familiar will help comfort all of you! There's no such thing as too much, so go nuts and take it all!! ;o)