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Saturday, March 27, 2010

You've been so supportive with your prayers and encouragement. I wanted to share Heath's progress with you. He had gone from 24 pounds to 19 pounds with his injuries and has gained two and a half pounds back. He is standing and walking a bit more, and that's a good thing. He has seen the pediatric ophthalmologist because he's begun to be cross eyed. They have an appointment scheduled with the surgeon next week. It may require a surgery to get his eyes back straight. He is able to reach for things just fine, so I don't think his vision is terribly affected. Time will tell. Thank you again, so much, my friends. You are appreciated.

This is a photo of Heath from today, riding the Mater toy we gave him for Christmas. Goodness but we love that little one!

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  • v MRSJARI
    Dear Missy, my son had crossed eyes, and we didn't discover it until he was older the Heath. He had surgery, and after a while, they tuned out fine. Actually, he has to wear glasses, but that's a different issue. Do not worry about surgery - if needed, it will correct the issue. Prayers continue.
    2254 days ago
  • v PEPPERLEAH
    Missy, I thank you for sharing the picture with us. My heart aches for Heath, and all of you. I am so glad that Heath has such a loving family to care for and love him. I know that God is in control, and He is going to bring great victory in this situation. I continue to pray, and to stand in agreement with you all in the total healing of Heath.

    Blessings to you all;
    Much love~
    Leah
    2255 days ago
  • v TODAYSAGIFT
    Hi there! Thanks for the welcome.

    Your blog looks like one that I want to spend some time going through. Initially, I see your son and husband have medical issues, and I will keep everyone that touches you who need prayers and thoughts in my talks with God.

    I'm subscribing to this blog and adding you as a friend. I'll be back! Thanks!
    2255 days ago
  • v IUHRYTR
    He sure is a handsome young boy. Ongoing prayers for no surgery and that he returns to normal without side effects. Thank you for being so loving toward him. -- Lou
    2255 days ago
  • v THENEWME43
    Thanks for the update, Missy. My, but little Heath is absolutely adorable!

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    Annette
    2255 days ago
  • v ENUFF81020
    Hi Missy, 3 of my children have amblyopia and strabismus (formerly called lazy eye and it looks like cross eyes.) It took my oldest daughter her entire life (almost) but with glasses, eye drops and several unpleasant months of patching her good eye for her to have normal vision without the need for glasses unless she is tired. It is hard to believe what might have been. She started wearing baby bifocals at 18 months old and we had many, many appointments for her--but things worked out well in time and no surgery was needed. My other daughter had the same issue, but the doctor found that she was able to control the issue herself and he gave us evenng eye drops to help train her eyes--she is fine and never needed glasses even. Our youngest son also has this and he has worn regular lenses and had some patching since he was 2. He just turned 12 and his recent appojntment with the eye doctor was wonderful--they are reducing the magnification level of his lenses. I love to share this because there is a lot of progress and hope with this situation. I'll keep Heath and your family inmy prayers as you go through the issues in your lives right now. I'm glad that he is showing improvement.
    2255 days ago
  • v BABY_GIRL69
    What a handsome little baby!I am rejoicing with you & your family's victory! God bless! Dee
    2255 days ago
  • v DYNAMICDEB53
    Missy what a little darling. I am glad he is gaining some weight back and they hope the cross eyes is repairable. He is one lucky little man to have such loving people around him.
    Hugs
    Deb
    2255 days ago
  • v GABY1948
    Missy, what a cutie! He is just adorable...Dh and I will continue to pray for all of you. God will come through!
    Hugs,
    Gaye
    2255 days ago
  • v KREID74
    We are praying for Heath and the family. May the MIRACLE-working GOD do awesome things for Heath's soul and body. May the LOVE OF GOD be poured out all around each and everyone of you.
    Much Love
    Kim
    2255 days ago
  • v SUSIEPH1
    Hi Missy!. What a gorgious little man Heath is, so handsome. I am sure he brings so much joy to your lives.
    I hope all goes well for your family love, it is a very trying time to say the least.
    I am sure you will prevail. My love, and Prayers go out across the Ocean to you and your loved one's. Take Care Love. Say hi to Bill, Love to all.
    Bobby sends Waggie tails and doggie kisses to you all.

    Susie
    emoticon A truck for Heath to play with emoticon emoticon
    2255 days ago
  • v BOBBIENORTHERN
    That baby Heath is a true gift from the Lord, he is beautiful and the love and protection of the Lord cover him completely. He will grow to be a strong and healthy young man. God loves you and your family so very much. Stay sweet and in love. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2255 days ago
  • v DAWNWATERWOMAN
    He's such a sweetie Missy. I couldn't help but cry tears of mixed joy and pain looking at his precious little picture. My whole family is praying for him and for you. We love you. Lots of love to you and yours. Love, Dawn
    2255 days ago
  • v LOSTMEOW
    What a darling little boy. He will be fine, very soon. He and all of your family, and you my friend, are in my prayers. Have a wonderful rest of the weekend. emoticon emoticon
    2255 days ago
  • v MOMMA_BEAR_69
    Missy, you have been so blessed with your beautiful Heath. Still praying for Heath, you, Bill and the whole family. Your family has been through so much and I know that your faith sustains you. Extra prayers are being said, my friend.
    Blessings and hugs,
    Helen
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    2255 days ago
  • v CHERYLS34
    Oh hes so cute what a heart breaker he is ....I also will continue to pray for your family. emoticon
    2255 days ago
  • v 3CATSLEP
    What a sweetie-pie! You are blessed! I will continue to pray for everyone!
    2255 days ago
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