Saturday, October 13, 2007

Urgent prayers for our friend, Paige - and great update on Lindley

I had asked for prayers for our friend, Paige, last week who had some complications following her surgery. Paige has not done well and has been going down-hill. I just found out that she was flown to another hospital to receive a heart transplant because her heart is doing so badly. She is in critical condition and desperately needs a heart soon. My heart goes out to her family and loved ones. My friend Cathy has been updating me about Paige. Cathy had a son, Jason, who passed away under similar circumstances on Aug 9, 2001. I made a webpage honoring Jason here. Cathy and I had become good friends online before Jason passed away and we finally got to meet in person a few years later - the same time that I met Jenn (Paige's mom). Fortunately Cathy and Jenn live only about 2 hours away from each other and have been able to meet up more over the years. Cathy and her husband were able to go visit Paige just over a week ago. What great friends they are to support others when they have been through so much themselves. In fact, Cathy volunteers her time to the CHD quit project making quiltblocks honoring other children born with CHD. She made Jessica's quilt block not long after Jason passed away. Sorry I got side tracked, but I just love these families so much! I wish I could be there in person to hold a hand, lend a listening ear or give a hug when needed. I appreciate any additional good thoughts and prayers for Paige, her family and those who love her.

On a positive note, our friend Lindley did very well through her surgery and is at home! Of course she is still healing but how happy she must be to sleep in her own bed - or one of her sibling's beds! She is keeping her momma on her toes of course. Hopefully they will be able to settle in to a new routine and that Lindley will not be as nervous about everything. (((hugs))) to you sweetie! [You can read more about how she is doing on her mom's blog JennyHaHa Flaw and Disorder. ]


Queen of the Mayhem said...

I am sorry to hear about Paige....but what a blessing that Lindley is coming out of this like a champ!

Jennifer said...

I'm praying for Paige's family. I wish that no parent would ever have to deal with that heartache and that no child would have to deal with that suffering. :(

Flawed & Disorderly said...

My prayers out to that dear family! It really puts Lindley's ordeal in perspective. My heart breaks for them. I hope things will turn around soon.