Tuesday, February 12, 2013

The Plan

Max's doctor has arranged for him to be admitted to the children's hospital...three hours from our home. While I know this is the best for him and he desperately needs medical attention, it means that once again my family at home is motherless.

I'm packing to be gone for a few days. I don't want to leave Max in the hospital alone the way I was forced to leave Theo two years ago, but I need to find some help at home to make it possible. I'm hoping that I'll be able to find someone to come over in the mornings at least. That's the most critical time of the day...to get the right child on the right bus!

Maxim is 25 pounds fully clothed. He is 36 inches tall. His abdomen is extremely distended. It's likely been that way for years, but it could turn into something very serious. It could silently turn into something serious and we might not know in time to help him. I can't really go there...

Sweet Max made a nice big poop in his diaper at the doc, so they just took the whole diaper from me and will be running parasite tests. No blood work was ordered today so as not to traumatize him...and the hospital would have repeated these tests anyway.

Off we go!!


Jill said...

Praying on so many levels!!!!

one_plustwins said...

Praying here in Indiana, Stephanie