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Friday, April 4, 2008

Brief update on the boys...

Let me first apologize to all, for the lack of updates. We have had some exhausting; long days and nights this past week. In saying that, our boys are still putting up an inspiring fight. I will be able to give a much more detailed posting in the morning, but we wanted to go ahead and spread the message that our boys are still getting bigger and stronger. We were told some deflating news about each of them this week. Both Ford and Hayden now have a slight Kidney issue that we pray will resolve soon. We pray that just the changing of their diet will break up the blockage and buildup. As mentioned, we will post a longer update in the morning, when the energy level is much higher.
We thank you all so much for your love, prayers, support and concern. It has been a true blessing to witness how great our God is. We do ask that you continue to pray that both boys resolve the kidney buildup and that Ford comes off the Vent soon and Hayden continues to improve on the whole suck, swallow, breathe when eating. There will be more pics and details in the morning.
We hope that all have a blessed day and continue to slow down and focus on the important things in life.

10 comments:

Anonymous said...

Trey & Dana - Just wanted to let you know I met a woman yesterday in College Station who had a preemie daughter. Her daughter is now 18 and VERY healthy! I told her what y'all were going through and she is adding you to her church's prayer list. She talked about the extreme roller coaster of emotions and how exhausted you both must be. She said to hang in there - she knows what you are going through.

Love ya'll

Trey J & Sara

Anonymous said...

Dana & Trey & Boys,

We are praying that the kidney issues will be resolved very soon and that the news will start being only good. I know that you are so tired, but it will get better. As a cancer survivor, I know that sometimes people say things that will upset you, but please learn to block it out and focus only on the good stories. Hang in there, we are behind you all the way. God will carry all of you up the hills. Lots of love from a KTAL viewer.

Terry said...

Thank you for the update and now we know specifically what to pray this morning. I check on you daily and I was so glad to see that you had posted. I was going to e-mail the station just to see if we could get some news. I don't even begin to know what you are going through...but be assured that I am praying along with many others for Ford and Hayden. May God touch both of the boys kidneys today and heal them.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the most recent post. Sounds like the roller coaster went down this week but with continued prayer God will heal the kidney issue and you will all be going back up again. As you know, one day a a time, one step at a time. Just look at the progress your babies as well as you have made these past 2 months and 3 weeks. As I was reading my
churches news letter this morning, I came across this passage from James. "Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith developes perseverance. Perservance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. This is my prayer for your family. The Lord says, "I am with you always." This is most certainly true. God Bless You All.

Anonymous said...

Trey & Dana,
Was so glad to see a post as I've been checking to know of a prayer update and now I have one! I know that you know this yet sometimes when we go through things it is the "can't see the forest for the trees" saying. The incredible God that created these two very special wee ones knows all about this kidney issue along with the breath, suck and eat issue. In that we can rest! He will continue to work in their precious lives to strengthen them and at the same time do it in such a way that He receives the honor and glory. This we know too.

I can't begin to imagine all that your hearts do each day with each event good or not so good but know that many of us check on you to continue to do what we CAN do and that is intercede on your behalf to the God of it all. He knew their birthdays before we did and He knows what tomorrow brings and the day after that but in that we can rest also.

Blow your precious babies a kiss from this prayer partner and we look forward to your next update so that we can continue to pray effectively and fervently.

To you, Trey & Dana, consider yourselves hugged! You are loved and missed greatly back here in East Texas. We were so glad to have Mark back this week and look forward to having you back to complete the KLTV family. :)

Heart hugs!

Cyndi Walton
Lindale

Glenda, saved by grace said...

Thanks for the update. I worry when you dont post!
You are continually in our prayers.
Kiss the boys for us and try to get some rest.
Much love and Many blessings!
Glenda

Anonymous said...

Trey, Dana, Hayden, and Ford,
Just want you to know that I pray for you all every day. I love to be specific in prayer and will pray for all the needs that you share.
love from Tyler

Jean said...

We love you guys! Hang in there little ones! Tomorrow will bring better news! Love, Grumpy and Nanie

Anonymous said...

Trey and Dana,

Who said parenthood was easy? (Thank God it wasn't me.) You sure have started out with a tough job. Maybe as teenagers, the boys will be saints!

I know at this point, you both are exhausted and getting a little green around the gills from the roller coaster ride. Hang in there!

We pray daily - multiple times per day - as so many of us are doing.

We love you all!

Pam J.

Teresa T. said...

Oh My Gosh!! Those boy's have GROWN! They are so so precious!
Thank you so much for the updates. We have not forgot about all of you. We are still praying for you all every moment! So close to coming home date now.

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