Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Guess who's 7 months today!?

Can't believe it! I haven't had much computer time here lately.. I hop on my FB account throughout the day but only for a few minutes. Ms. Lily has had me a bit busy the last few days. Teething pain.. still NO teeth!! I suppose she will "grow" them when she is ready. Yesterday she was miserable. It is so hard to see he that way. So gets extremely restless and refuses to take a nap. Yesterday was the first time that I gave her some Motrin. It seemed to help some. She REALLY liked the frozen washcloth that I gave her after her dinner. She got up about 11 pm (she hasn't done this in months!) and was up at 6 am. She has been averaging a 7pm to 7am schedule. She saw a video of a baby crawling the other day and she was MOST interested... I LOVE to see her eyes light up and her get excited. She starts waving her arms an kicking her feet. Here lately she has also been jumping on my lap. :D She sees her Neurosurgeon Monday and will have a CT scan. The last CT she had was this past March. I am going to ask him if I can have copies of her very first CT/MRI and the one that he does on Monday. I'd like to be able to post the images here. The other night I did some reading on Arachnoid Cysts.. now I researched the mess out of her condition when we learned that is what was causing her Hydro. So, now that we are on the other side and I understand things better I wanted to read more about it. The scary part is, it could return at anytime.. or not. :/ In most cases people can live their entire lives and never know that they have one... Hers was causing an obstruction. We are So grateful that she is doing so well. Never for a moment do we take that for granted! God has been so good to us! I do have a few questions that I want to ask on Monday. We have noticed some staring spells.. This mostly happens when she is tired. I want to make sure that we are not missing anything.

She is able to sit up unassisted. She is not yet able to get into the sitting position on her own. She is not yet crawling but is trying to get her knees under her and does lift her entire upper body just not together. She is laughing a lot more and I LOVE to hear her squeal in delight. :D Here are some recent photos... I'll post again on Monday after her Dr. appointment.

God Bless..













5 comments:

Angie said...

She is so adorable!! I love her fluffy bum! I wish I could do cloth but oh well.

Carla said...

Happy Birthday Lilli! I LOVE all the pics! She has accomplished so much. Its hard to believe its been 7 months. Where has the time gone by?

Kristen said...

She's changing her looks so much! Still as cute as ever though! Those eyes just sparkle!

It's such a blessing how well she is doing!

Lisa said...

Elisabeth has those same little toy flowers! They were actually a little gift from Owen over at fetalhydrocephalus.com

Happy 7 Months!

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