Matthew had a great day today! He belly laughed for the first time this early evening and it made me smile from the inside out! Tommorrow is Josh's last day of school so the whole family will be together for the day. I can't wait!!! Matthew absolutely lights up when he sees his brothers.
Today the cardiologist told me that on Matthew's latest echo it showed some fluid behind his heart. They are going to continue to watch it and she was hopeful they would not have to go in his chest to drain it. I don't think I can bear to let them do open heart surgery three times in one hospital stay- everybody pray for this issue to resolve without intervention. By the way, Matthew's cardiologist is Melanie Everitt who apparantly was highlighted on the news in Utah recently for being involved with a transplanted heart that was not compatible with it's recipient's blood. No- this was not Matthew. Matthew's heart is compatible with his own blood. A couple of employees at PCMC who know Matthew had a heart transplant told me they saw me on the news the other night so I thought I would clarify.
I hope everybody has a great Memorial Day weekend. We appreciate everybody's ongoing love, prayer and support. We love you all and wish to thank you for everything you've done to strengthen our family this past week.