Bodie continues to improve, thankfully! His latest echo shows that his heart function is pretty much back to where it was prior to the infections (praise God!)!!! After the last time I posted, he had a few days of losing weight, but gained again yesterday, so we're hopeful that as he keeps increasing his feeds, he will be back on the path of continuing to gain weight. He's getting a little stronger each day and is taking more and more by mouth. He still gets 3 feeds overnight via his ng tube, so we're working toward him taking in more by mouth during the day so we can eliminate one of those feeds, and then change the other 2 to oral feeds. Once we can do that, as long as he can gain weight, we should be able to go home!!! Not sure when that will be - like everything else in this crazy journey of patience, it's all up to Bodie. But I'm sure it will be at least a few days before we have him doing full oral feeds, and then he'll have to gain for a few days before they'll release him, I'm sure. So, while we're definitely on the way home, it will likely be a little while still.
Tonight, please pray that Bodie increases his oral feeds SOON so that we can GO HOME!
Here's a few new pics of the little guy (who, by the way, has hit the cutest smiliest stage EVER!):