>> Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Hi everyone! We met the Dickersons last night. They came over for dinner, and they are such a sweet, loving couple! We answered their questions the best we could. They are scared, and have a look of fear on their face. After they left, I told Shawn that I wish I could make this right for them. I wish I could give them a guarantee that everything is going to be just fine. But, I can't. We showed them pictures of Kamryn hooked up to the ventilator, and swollen. We tried to prepare them as much as possible. But, we all know that that's nearly impossible. Today, they are meeting up at Parkland/Childrens to talk to the team of doctors and nurses that will get them through this. They will also get the tour of Parkland. I tried to prepare them that Parkland is what it is, but the team of doctors and nurses there are PHENOMENAL! They were just diagnosed with this condition a few weeks ago, so their brain is on overload, and the stress and tension is visible. My heart is breaking for this sweet family. I'm reaching out to my CDH family to please pray for Jennifer, Todd and Ava. Pray that they find comfort and peace. Pray that their delivery is uneventful, so that Ava isn't put under any more stress than she has to be. And pray that sweet baby Ava finds her will to fight through this, so that she can live a long and eventful life.
Love and thanks!