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Baby Got Back

On Sunday, Maggie's back wound started to open up again. Sad. By Monday, the opening was wider. Today we went to the plastic surgeon at Primary's. He said he's never had this happen before. Two surgeries and it still didn't take! Maggie has never been a statistical norm, so why start now? They took out the stitches on her back because they weren't doing any good. So now she's left with an open wound. We will clean it throughout the day and apply a gauze with sodium chloride to it. This will hopefully absorb the goop and help it to heal. So for now she is still on her tummy and without a bath. We pray that her opening doesn't get deeper or wider. The docs say it could take months for it to heal completely. Which means I'll cancel my trip to Houston to show off Maggie to the fetal surgery team.

I can't believe summer is ending. Matt will actually go to work each day :( Our little family will never have another summer like this. Thank goodness! In the coming years, we will fill our summers with vacations, household projects, real estate, reunions, movies, camping, and BBQs. I'm sure we will make many wonderful memories, but they will pale in comparison to the summer of 2012. We are forever changed.



  1. You've been on my mind the last 2 days. And now I know why. Love you guys! And oh! that picture! Precious!

    --Angee :)

  2. Oh, Millie I am sorry. You all are in my prayers. She is so cute...kinda reminds me of your Mom for some reason...does anyone else see that? Love to you all.

  3. So sorry that you guys have to keep enduring through all of this. She is just so adorable! Hope and pray all will get better soon. Love ya!

  4. I'm so sorry that it hasnt healed yet. She truely is a miracle baby and so Beautiful!

  5. What a bummer! Sorry about Maggie's wound not healing properly and sorry that school is starting, but what an amazing picture of Maggie! We're always thinking and praying for you. Let's hope the school year is a little calmer than your summer.

  6. So sorry to hear the news. :( I hope she heals without any more infections.

    She looks so beautiful in her pic!

  7. Yes,she does look like Millie's mom!...otherwise known as Hattie. do hope that her precious little back will do some good healing this week.


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