Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Not the news we expected

Last week I posted that Joshua was scheduled to see his cardiologist yesterday due to his recent blueness and general sluggishness. I assumed it was the cold weather and it was just taking him some time to adjust. That was wishful thinking. Josh was admitted to the ICU after his appointment due to his poor heart function, fluid around the lungs and an enlarged liver.
He's on some powerful meds to "tune him up" and hopefully after a few days the situation will improve. Thankfully he's in good spirits. There are always difficult moments in ICU, but we are staying positive and that goes a long way.
Your prayers are much appreciated!

15 comments:

The Simmons Family said...

I am so sorry!! Josh.. you get better buddy! I feel like when I go in feeling Owen is great, we get a good swift reality check that he's not. It's such a rollercoaster. We are keeping him in our prayers that the heavy duty meds will do him some good!

Unknown said...

Get well soon, Josh! We love you so much and look forward to the day you get out.

Let us know what we can do to help!

Kyle and Alli said...

Oh dear. I am so sorry that you got a one way ticket to the ICU. Poor Josh. Keep us posted and we will add him to our prayers!

Hetrick family said...

OH NO!!! Ally I am so sorry!! Poor little Joshie! All our love to that boy, hope he is home quick!

Jen said...

So sorry to hear this, but glad that he is in good spirits! Please let me know if there's anything I can do while you're here!

Ang Campbell said...

I'm sure glad to hear that he's in good spirits. How about your spirits Mom? You doing okay? {{{hugs}}}

rudysbeat said...

Blog post titles like yours give us a start...with good reason. So sorry your life has taken another loop on the HLHS rollercoaster. Praying for Josh and your family in all of this.

Peace and comfort--
Rolf, Trish, Rudy and family

Jenny said...

Oh no!! Poor Josh! :( Hope he gets better soon and they get everything all figured out. (((hugs))) to you mama- I'm sure that was devastating news to you. :(

OLIVIA said...

Allison, I'm so sorry. We love you, guys. Josh is such a trooper. We'll be in touch!

Katie said...

We will be praying for Josh! Hang in there...

Lindsay said...

That blog title made me worried! Gosh...I hope Josh gets to leave soon. I'm so sorry that Josh has to go through that (and you guys too)!

Kamri's Blog said...

Hey little buddy, I know with lots of faith and prayer you will get your energy back, Addie says hello and wants you to come back to preschool soon.
Love,
The Hunt's

The Smith's said...

Oh, Allison, I was so sorry to read this! Mr. Joshua is in our prayers (as well as your whole family).

Lisa said...

wow!!! I'm so sorry to hear this. I hope he recovers quickly. Big hug :)

The Fiscus Family said...

Just wanted to let ya know we're thinking of you guys. Hope Josh is doing better & can get home soon! Love from PA :)