This is Eli

A blog about Eli. A blog about survival – and by that, I mean life!

After four days away recovering from a cold/mystery illness, I’m back at the hospital again. It feels so good to be here. Eli’s ongoing issue with a central line, I learned last night, actually wasn’t resolved as I thought/was told. So for once and for all (I hope), he went to the operating room this …

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Eli remains in the NICU, the happiest-saddest place on earth. Don’t worry, he is doing just fine. Twelve must be a magic number today. I spoke to his doctor, who said she expects him to be in the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) for at least 12 more days. I finally got a better handle …

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This is Eli. Eli’s my baby boy, born on Dec. 5 to Mark and I in Oklahoma City. Within 24 hours, he needed emergency surgery to save his life. He had a chopper ride followed by surgery Dec. 6 to fix his little digestive system, which didn’t develop quite right. I think the color returned …

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