Nov 10, 2008

The heart is in and beating

As of 10:00 the heart is in and beating. It took them an hour to put the heart in and get it beating because at 9:00 they had called to say that she was prepped and that the heart had arrived. Truly amazing. We are so excited. She will be out of surgery in an hour and a half.

The kids have been really cute as usual. I was trying to get out of the house last night and told the kids that Mia was getting a new heart. They were like, "yay, Mia comes home tomorrow!" I had more explaining to do.

This morning Jensen was excited
Mimi: Your baby sister got a new heart today!
Jensen: She did!? (really excited voice)
Mimi: Yep she got a new heart!
Jensen: Oooo! Can we go to the store and get her lots of toys?
Mimi: Of course.
Jensen: Can we go to Target?

27 comments:

Julie said...

Praise God! What a wonderful milestone!

Julie

Miller Family said...

Amen! This is so amazing! Michelle

Jen said...

We love you and are so thrilled! Keep up the fight Mia! You are an inspiration to us all.

Crysm said...

What a wonderful miracle!

Just wait until you see her and she is pink and warm. It's amazing.
Thank you for the updates!

tyalpabr said...

Thank heavens!! We are so happy for you all!

Julie said...

a strong little heart for a strong little girl!

Dennis, Crystal and Audrey said...

Hurray. What a miracle. It's amazing what doctors can do. I am grateful she has a great team of doctors. We will continue to pray for a speedy recovery. Can you imagine christmas at home Mimi!!!

Katie said...

God is so GOOD!!! The tears are flowing...I'm so ecstatic for you guys and for sweet Mia! What a beautiful, wonderful, perfect day. Praising God for these blessings and many more to come with Mia!
Love to you all,
Katie

Jane Anne said...

I am so excited...and thankful... and prayerful. I am passing this on to everyone I know. You are in our prayers. Much love to you!

Jim Hutchings said...

AMAZING

Liberty 5-3000 said...

What a miracle!!

Margie said...

I'm so glad your family is having a wonderful day of miracles. Mia and all are still in our thoughts and prayers.

Erin said...

What an absolute miracle! I can't even believe the medical technology that we have. Mimi I wish so bad I could hug you! I am having a hard time going about my "normal" day because all I can think about is YOU and MIA! Thanks for the updates.....can't wait for you to see her! Love you guys!

Simmons Family: said...

I am SO SO SO HAPPY for all of you!! All the prayers have been answered and Mia's miracle heart is finally beating! PRAYERS for a smooth recovery and you will have your baby girl home at last!!

Andrea

ann said...

A beating heart. Beautiful words. You are swaddled in prayer.

Kaidence's Mommy said...

Yeah!!!! Tell your kiddos she won't be home tomorrow but soon enough. You will be shocked at how quickly things go from here. It is amazing at what a new heart will do. Kaidence received her heart on December 23rd and was home January 10th. It would have been quicker but we had some lung issues from the big size of the new heart and her body need a little extra time to adjust. When you wait for months for a heart, what's a couple of weeks, right?
We are so happy for you and all us heart mommy's in Utah have been on the phone today so happy with this news. My heart gives thanks to those families that have given Kaidence, Mia and so many other friends of ours this gift of life.

eRiCa said...

AWESOME!

Matthew Hellewell said...
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Amanda-The Family News! said...

OH this is just SO wonderful...I am still praying for you all!!! I hope that she does get to come home VERY soon!!!!

Stephanie M Larsen said...

We are so happy, all of us here in Alberta! We're so happy for your family, what a miracle!!

Deana said...
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Deana said...

What a day, what a day!!!! I was filled with joy when I heard that BABY MIA GOT HER HEART!! I know that The Savior is holding her hand through this and will continue to bring comfort and peace. Whooo-Hoooo!! Mia, you are a mighty warrior. Our thought and prayers are with you this day and everyday!
Brandan, Deana, Savannah, Peyton and Jackson

Clenece said...

Great news. what a cute little Jensen you got!

The Eggett Family said...

What a MIRACLE!!! Just Amazing!

Brenda said...

What a cute conversation with your kids! :) Glad to hear all is going well.

Shila said...

Truley there are miriacles today!

Kim Allgood said...

I am too hysterical to write anything meaningful. I am so happy. Congratulations. What an amazing incredible answer to prayer.

Kim Allgood