Our Thanksgiving

Both Jessica and I are introverts. We are more comfortable with a small number of close friends, we don’t like parties or loud noise (for my part, except for music – but usually with headphones on or by myself in the car), and we treasure our alone-time. Namine exhibits many of the same qualities.

Giving thanks

Currently on this Thanksgiving Day, my two loves are napping. We all ate a lot at Jessica’s sister’s house, and are sufficiently full. I can’t nap – I get a migraine if I do. (As it is, I wake up every day with a headache. But enough of that. You’re here to read about Namine, not me.) So as I sit and reflect on the day and its meaning for me, I’d like to talk about what I’m thankful for.


Well I forgot to post last night, so I am doing it today. Paul and I went to go see Namine yesterday. I was finally feeling better, but not today. We got her dressed up in her baby’s first Thanksgiving day outfit, well half of it. She is getting so big that she actually fit the onesie. Paul will upload the pictures tonight when he gets home. We didn’t stay at the hospital and try there Thanksgiving dinner we went down to my sisters house, and like most people we will get to enjoy a second dinner tomorrow. You can never have to much Thanksgiving dinner. We all just wish that Namine was there to enjoy in our celebrations. She […]


Yesterday Paul went after work to see Namine and she was back on the vent. She had a couple of times where she destated and so for her best interest they put her back on the vent. One of the doctors said that they may have been rushing her and they don’t want to do that. So it may just take a few more days before she can come off the vent completely. I called this morning and the nurse told me that she had just one time last night that she destated and they suctioned her and she was fine. I pray that the rest of the day goes the same, but better. I haven’t been able to see […]