Monday, August 9, 2010

Prayers for continued improvement

Last night we gave Reagan one hour to improve or we were going to the ER. We gave her a dose of clonidine and waited. Amazingly enough the clonidine seemed to help her nausea (I think because it calmed her down) and within the hour she settled down and started looking sleepy. She fell asleep and slept through the night (thank you God). This morning she seems improved (thank you everyone for your prayers). She's still off and looks rather pathetic at times, but the movements have definitely lessened (see video below) and we've only seen gaggy faces (no actual gagging). We took her in to the pediatrician this morning and she ordered a bunch of labs (all of which came back normal). She said Reagan's tummy was making lots of gassy noises and if we didn't see big improvement by tomorrow, she wanted her to have an abdominal ultrasound to check everything out (scheduled for Wed am). It's a little frustrating because we still have no clue what could have caused all of this. We took her back off both meds we started last week (the antibiotic and Singular) just in case either of those were contributing but more or less we're still clueless. We have seen some glimpses of our happy girl today...she's actually connecting with you when you talk to her and we've even gotten some smiles out of her (such a huge improvement to the completely unresponsive girl from this weekend). I'm so glad that she seems to be improving (definitely an answer to prayers) especially since Mike is leaving the country tomorrow to go to Canada for business. How's that for timing. Please continue to send some extra prayers up for our little one...they're working.

1 comment:

blogzilly said...

I'm glad you saw some improvement. The smiling is a good thing, no matter what the circumstances.