It's starting to feel like we are never going to get out of here...I think Claire is doing better, but just not enough to come home yet. Her levels drop as soon as she is taken off the O2, but not as fast. Hopefully this means we are moving in the right direction.
A few days ago they gave her a diuretic to try to get some of the fluid and congestion out of her. The day after this, we were able to turn her O2 down some. They are going to try giving her another dose tonight and see if it helps again. The Drs also put her on antibiotics. She doesn't have pneumonia, but just in case there is an infection this will get rid of it.
Thank you all for your emails, comments and visits to the hospital. If I haven't emailed you back yet, I apologize, and will try to soon. This hospitalization has been much harder on me than when she was born. Last time, Darren was with me constantly and I didn't realize how much that kept my spirits up. I know I am far from alone, but stuck here it's sometimes hard to remember that.
Hopefully tomorrow will be better. I still have my fingers crossed that we'll be out of here by Claire's 2 month birthday on Saturday.