Tuesday, September 7, 2010


I know, another post with no pictures. But this will be short and sweet.
Every single night since we brought Keaton home in the NICU (so around 21 months now), before I head to bed, typically around 11pm, I would open Keaton's door, drop a dropper filled with .6ml of amlodapine (high blood pressure medicine) into his mouth, watch him swallow and walk out closing the door behind me.
Every.single.night. And now that is no more. And can I just tell you that I had no idea what a big pain it was until I don't have to do it anymore! WAHOO!! All the vacations carefully packing it away in a refrigerated bag to keep it cold while we travel. All the times of driving the 35 minutes to Primary Childrens to refill the perscription that could only be filled there. Those days are NO MORE! And I find myself at this time of night as I am getting ready to head upstairs, going to the fridge to get out his medicine and catching myself halfway there recognizing I don't have to do it anymore.
And it wasn't that big of a deal. But it is just so much better now that I am done. And not to mention the great news that Keaton can now regulate his blood pressure on his own. They still don't know why his was high. Just something some preemies have from their NICU days that lingers. But his is normal now. And I am happy. And all is well! WAHOOOOO!!!


annieareyouok said...

When you're a Mom ... "it's the little things" that make all the difference. Congrats on this milestone!

Josh and Becca said...

I love when you share these stories of your little kiddos. So neat. You're one amazing mama!