John David Pate-3years old

James Daniel Pate-3years old

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Bye Bye Hernias!

Pictures from surgery day!

Mommy holding James one last time before he went back to the operating room...and yes, I cried like a baby when they took him out of my arms!



James in the recovery room...waking up!


John David hanging out with brother in his hospital crib!


Auburn Baseball Team came by for a visit...

James had double hernia surgery yesterday at Children's Hospital. Can I just say how thankful I am that it is OVER! We are so blessed to have two healthy baby boys home and thriving. Being at Children's Hospital confirms how blessed we really are. There are so many sick babies there. It really does tug your heart to see so many really sick kids fighting to survive. I find myself praying for God to shower those families with peace and comfort and healing for their children.

James did a great job during his surgery. He was asleep for about 2 hours (LONG TIME FOR MOMMY TO PACE THE FLOOR) Rob and his dad (Papa) where there to help pass the time along. Once James was out of surgery Rob and I were able to sit with him in the recovery room until he was strong enough to go upstairs to his room on the fourth floor (where we spent the night). John David was a good boy as he tagged right along with brother. The night was horrible (as you can imagine); feeding two babies and listening to alarms go off every 5 minutes and babies next door screaming all night. However, I continued to count my blessings and thank God for the healthy baby I new I was going to leave with the next morning.

Thank you all for your sweet thoughts and prayers. The phone calls and cards mean so much.

4 comments:

Adriane said...

So glad the surgery went well!

Missy said...

I am so glad to hear everything went well!!! What cute pictures!!!

Amy said...

Glad to hear everything went well! I will call you in the next few days! Love you all!

Tricia said...

I am so glad it went well... I know that you are so glad that is over!

Blessings!