Update from below:
Melanie had a special visitor tonight. Griffen stopped by to see mommy for a just a few minutes.....he has a very busy schedule...but he did find time to cuddle up in mommy's left arm. He brought some more of the pictures Jenny Hoke (jennyhokephotography.com) had taken of all three kids. Mommy kissed his head. Breathtaking! When he was bundled up in his car seat getting ready to leave..Tom put the car seat on Melanie's bed, and she reached for the car seat. Griffen promised he would be back to see mommy soon. He enjoyed sleeping curled up with mommy.
Andy (her Mom) cried..........God smiled!
Well, it comes as no surprise to us that know her...but Melanie passed the swallowing test. She can now begin to eat soft foods in small amounts. They named; pudding, mashed potatoes, pureed foods...but Jeni's (her sister) concern was that Melanie does not do instant mashed potatoes, and Jeni wasn't sure the hospital would peel and mash them the way Melanie likes them......so I guess those we will have to transport. Tom fed her chocolate pudding......she ate it all! Tom is making plans to take Griffen up to see mommy tonight. Not set in stone yet, but they are working on it...........mommy will be so surprised at how much her "beautiful baby boy" has grown.
On Saturday the plans were to take her to an intermediate rehab center the first of this week.
Now the doctors have decided she is making such good progress that she will go directly to a Rehab center and start rehab. Her right side is paralyzed and she can't speak yet, but with rehab and hard work on her part, we are very hopeful that this too shall pass.
Powerful prayer....positive words.....best medicine! Thank you!!!!