Monday, December 21, 2009

3rd Time is the Charm and a Visit From Santa

Well I am being discharged from the hospital for the third time. Hopefully third time is the charm and this is the last time! I am leaving without a clear diagnosis of what exactly was the issue but hopefully they hit me with enough to get me through this recovery!


Baby Braden is doing well. He has had a good run these last few weeks and while he continues to do well, he has had a tough past few days in terms of progress, which is normal for preemies, but still hard to deal with as a parent. Another reminder that progress is a positive but this is a long road ahead and ups and downs will happen.


Braden also got a visit from Santa. While he was a 140 pound guy in a suit with a questionable choice of glasses, it made for a memorable picture.

7 comments:

  1. Glad to hear you're home (again) and doing better, and that Braden continues to make good progress. I love the family pic with Santa - so cute, even if Santa does look a little slim. ;) Enjoy this time with your family, and remember that the holiday season is always filled with miracles big and small! :) Love yall!

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  2. I'm glad you're doing better, Julia. And I love your first family Christmas photo - even if the Santa looks oddly like JJ Abrams.

    Take care!

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  3. Glad your're home for the Holidays Jules!! The SAnta picture is precious...brings tears to my eyes seeing you all together...an absolutely beautiful, "healthy." family. Love, Momma/Gammy

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  4. That Santa is as awesome as Brian's stache he used to have. Praise God for little Braden doing so well. Merry Christmas my friends!

    Robert Payne

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  5. Braden is sooooooo cute and tiny. You guys look gorgeous. The Santa looks like a nice guy. Are we sure it wasn't one of our friends? He looks very familiar. : )

    Merry Christmas. We love you!

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