Just a quick Elliott update for this week's review post.
They took his feeding tube out this morning, because he's had a full day of eating all of his meals by bottle. YAY! He started off slowly this morning, bringing Aaron and my stress level up a bit, because he was just NOT interested in eating. He ate them, but took forever (he has a time limit) and we just don't want that feeding tube to go back in. We blame his disinterest/squirminess on this nasty multi-vitamin that goes in his 9am bottle...it just really seems to upset his stomach, making him very squirmy. Once that's out of the way, by 3pm he ate like a champ and even took 7 extra cc's of food. We're cheering him on, for sure. We want out of here!
We're trying so hard to be patient, but we're just so close now that I am getting more and more anxious for things to move along, so we can go home. We're incredibly blessed to have this room at the Fisher House, but it's not my home, my dogs aren't here, my BED isn't here. And Aaron had to go back to work this week, so I basically only have nurses to talk to. A bit lonely!
We are so lucky that this eating thing is the last step for us to go home...it's only been 2 weeks since he came screaming into the world, so I really can't complain about too much! He's still doing beautifully.
An after bath time picture: