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Life with the oldest sister who loves theater and fashion, a boy who has Hypoplastic Left heart Syndrome, now Heart transplant and partial Liver from Aspergillius, but thinks fishing and electronics rule. The most amazing middle-child-sister-aspiring artist. Also, a girl and her Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome, Neuro Endocrine Cell Hypoplasia, Lumbar Hemangioma, asymmetrical gluteal cleft, Pectus Carinatum who loves littlest pet shops, American girl dolls, playdates. And one yummy baby brother who has a coarctation and bicuspid valve and thinks super heroes are the best.

Friday, November 9, 2007

We got our call!!!!

So Alex's surgery is scheduled for Wednesday. He goes to pre-op on Tuesday. My little sister Preslee is going up to PCMC for some testing for her seizures on Tuesday and my family will take Ryleigh back to Orem to stay with them while Alex is in the hospital. We hope he will recover quickly. We have only planned her staying there for this far along since we can never expect when he will come home. I am trying my guts out to get a family picture done before, so I can have projects like Christmas cards to work on while he recovers. Thanks for all the continued prayers.....

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

Great News.. Please let me know if you need anything while your there. Remember I am only next store at the U.

Beth Quinney

Anonymous said...

Brynn -

Becky had a friend of hers take family pictures of all of us before Joy died. If you are looking for a photographer, she may be able to help you out. I don't remember her name, but Becky could tell you. I think she may even be in your ward. We took them at Gardiner Village. There are some great spots. Good Luck. We will be thinking of you and praying for little Alex.

- Alayna

Anonymous said...

Good Luck!

It is exciting and nerve racking at the same time. I remember that even though I knew it was coming I just broke down in tears when the call came. For me, there was definitely some denial, and the phone call brings you back to reality. But at the exact same time I was so grateful that we could take that next step. I will keep you guys in my prayers.

---Allison

Anonymous said...

Wonderful news! I'm always praying for you!

Love,
Joni

Anonymous said...

Congrats to you guys! Hope everything goes well! We are always available to bbsit of you need help! (or any other help!) :)

Anonymous said...

Congratulations! Good luck with the surgery and everything. Let us know if you need help with anything. I hope all goes well!

Andrea Griggs

Anonymous said...

I am so grateful for many simple things. It is times like this that show us what wonders the Lord has given us. We can see, hear, touch, taste, feel, and love and laugh and sometimes cry. I am especially overwhelmed at how the Lord has blessed our Family especially you (Jeff, Brynn, Ryleigh & Alex). This up coming surgey is an answer to prayer and his overcoming of hurdles to this point. I am grateful that our Father has lead you to great medical care and especially those sweet families that are going throught his with you. I am grateful for the love and support that they lend your way and you theirs. Our hearts has been touched through all those who are in this journey with you.

I just want to give you all a big hug and kiss the face of our sweet baby Alex. I wish that we were closer so that could we watch Ryleigh while Alex recovers. Do you want to put her on a plane or Fed Ex overnight her to us? :)

Anonymous said...

Hi, I found your blog from Justin and Jenn's and I have seen you around the hospital, I just wanted you to know that we will be keeping up with your blog now, and that your sweet little boy will be in our prayers.