Thursday, December 16, 2010

Christmas Miracles

We received some great news today!

Yesterday, I took Evan into the doctors to get more IV fluids and blood drawn. Once we got there they decided to do a CT scan, this showed that his liver was pushing fluid into his abdomen. They drew off the fluid and sent it to a lab for testing and they called me this morning with the most amazing news.

They said that the fluid showed that he has an infection and that is why his bilirubin count has been so high. The reason they couldn't find this before was because his white blood cell count was never elevated. They feel that with IV antibiotics, Evan will feel so much better.

The doctor said that he is guardedly optimistic because Evan still has liver disease but this should help him get more energy and he could possibly live to see another summer.

For me.... this is my Christmas Miracle and an answer to many prayers.


penny said...

that is wonderful news and it is a christmas miracle and i am so excited, can't stop thinking about him, hope everything goes great , merry christmas to you guys!!!!!

Coleen said...

When Deb called me this morning I couldn't believe how overjoyed I was to hear the good news. I struggled to keep my composure, but tears leaked out even though I was at work. Hopefully, by Christmas, he'll feel like doing some real celebrating! Lots of Love and we'll see you on Saturday!

Debbie said...

That's my Hoff! I know you have to finish your list ... so this summer I expect you'll be out on the open sea, fulfilling your dream of deep-sea fishing. You never leave things undone, right? I love you SOOO much and I'm SO happy to have some extra time with you! I'll be over b4 Christmas to see you & help Julie. Love, Deb

Anonymous said...

Now you can say "I'M... BACK" Yeah!!!
I Love you forever!!!!
Love your sissy, Lori

Anonymous said...

Evan & family

Wonderful news just before Xmas, let's hope this starts a trend of continuing good news that will see Evan experiencing many more wonderful events like the cruise you had together.

Evan, we miss you around the office, but I can assure you that you are never far from our thoughts. I hope you have a magnificent Christmas and the best possible happiness and health in 2011

Chris Acton

Melody said...

I hope you are feeling better day by day. I am so grateful that they found out what was wrong and were able to help you feel better. That is truly a Christmas miracle. Love ya so much, and I'll see you soon.
Love, Mel

penny said...

evan ,it was so nice to see you and cody, he is a really nice boy and he was so nice to us and made us feel so welcome that you should feel so proud of having such great son, we enjoyed or visit with you guys so much and we are so glad you are feeling better and we think of you all the time and hope everything goes good with you and your family and julie we are sorry we didn't get to see you but we will come back to visit after christmas, MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU GUYS!!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Evan is the healed of the Lord.

Please have him listen to:

A friend

Eric said...

This is great news! Hope to see you around the office after the holidays.

Anonymous said...

Evan, I was so happy to read the latest post. You're never far from our thoughts and prayers. You really are an inspiration.

Merry Christmas to you and your family.


Anonymous said...

Just a comment on another comment, yes a miracle indeed "right before
CHRISTmas"....lets not leave (x) him out!