11/1/08 - Thank you!

Kayleigh had another good day today. She came off her TPN (IV Nutrients) and they increased to 33 mls on her feeds, which she is tolerating very well. She did have some problems sleeping, but they said that it a normal reaction of withdrawals from the pain medication she was on. I guess being awake all through the night and all day long kept her active enough to burn extra calories. Her weight went back down to 1790 grams. Other than that, Kayleigh is doing well and her surgery is either going to be Tuesday or Wednesday. Monday, the heart surgeon had two cases book up, but that is perfect for us. We were afraid they would want to do it Monday and with us having to take Brandon and Allyson to school in the morning, we just didn't want to have any kind of conflict from the get go.

So many people are helping us this week, so Aimee and I can be right by Kayleigh's side. Aimee's Mom and the kids Dad (Mike), are going to help out a bunch with Bran & Ally. My parents are going to watch our two dogs all week, so we are so thankful for their support through all of this. The only one who is going to be lonely is Myrtle. She is our turtle who is in love with me right now because I cleaned her long over due tank today. Poor turtle is such a trooper!

I also want to thank Kylie Reese for sending me a beautiful photo of herself wearing Kayleigh's bracelet. We will be putting this photo along with your note in Kayleigh's scrap book. Kylie, Thank you so much for praying for Kayleigh. Your Mommy (Hollye) doesn't realize how big of a help she was. When Aimee had struggled for more than three weeks to make milk for Kayleigh, your Mom sent us some medicine that helped her so very much. We would have had to order it, which would have taken close to a month to come in, and we needed the milk for Kayleigh right away so we could feed her. You all are a life saver and we are so blessed to have crossed paths. Thank you all from the bottom of our hearts. Kayleigh will be so honored that you stepped up to the plate, like God wants us all to do, and help a family you barely even know. Thank you and God Bless! We will never forget you guys!

I know we have a huge week ahead of us, but we have a very exciting weekend coming in two weeks that we wanted to share with everyone. As Aimee and I are trying to stay as positive as possible about our situation, we have to plan for Kayleigh's homecoming at some point in the near future. We are having a baby shower for Kayleigh on November 15th, from 2:00-4:00. We have truly appreciated everyone's support through this and we would LOVE to meet you all, but we don't have everyone's address to send them an invite. So, if you want to join us for an amazing celebration, we would be honored to have you. Please email: Aimee@TeamFreemanProperties.com, so Aimee can email you the e-vite with all the information you will need.

Thank you all so much and God Bless!!!

The Freemans :)


Anonymous said...

Awww I want to come to the baby shower so bad, but I'm stuck all the way over here in Oklahoma. Hopefully I will get Kayleigh's package in the mail soon enough to get there in time. I loved the Halloween pictures of Miss Kayleigh. Give her lots of extra kisses from the Conway's in Oklahoma. I was showing my seven year old step daughter Kayleigh's pictures and videos today, and she said she was the cutest baby girl she had ever seen. She said Mom was Kayleigh not supposed to be here, but made it? I explained to her what a special miracle Kayleigh was, and when I looked up she had a tear in her eye. My two year old loves to look at Kayleigh's pictures all the time also. So tomorrow at church the girls will say an extra special prayer for Kayleigh.
Praying for Kayleigh,
Nikki Conway

Valerie said...

I'd love to come, but it's quite a trip from Nova Scotia! I can't wait to see pictures though.
Praying this week is smooth as can be. {{{Hugs}}}

Anonymous said...

I've been following your story since Aimee first posted on Baby Center, but I think I've only posted once on your journey. Kayleigh is, as you well know, amazing. Even though each procedure seems to set her back for awhile, her recovery is stronger and more miraculous than the previous one! She will once again show what true determination and fight will achieve! I have NO doubt that her recovery from her upcoming surgery will blow us all away! God is so good, and he will be with all of you through this! You have a prayer warrior in Columbus, Ohio!!!

In Christ, Cathy

Amy said...

I hae been following your blog since shortly after Kayleigh was born. I have been praying for your little miracle since then. Today at church, I asked to have Kayleigh put on the prayer list and told a little about her story and upcoming surgery. As we were praying, I got God bumps when they spoke to God specifically about little Kayleigh. It made me feel so good to have God tell me personally that he was listening and would keep his arms around Kayleigh throughout her surgery. It was such an awesome feeling that I had to share it with you.

In Christs' Love,
Amy S.