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The Loaves and Fishes

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I just wanted to encourage you all with the fact that the meals that are coming our way by all of you generous friends and family are not only delicious, but they are nourishing more than just the Graves crew. There is a young couple here from Pueblo that have a 4 month old in […]

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August 14th

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What a morning! So, the new nurse today got tangled in Noah’s feeding tube and almost pulled it out! We had an x-ray to make sure it was still leading into his small intestine and it was, thankfully.  Noah and I slept great last night. We both slept pretty soundly for two 3-4 hour increments. […]

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Parenting from the Hospital

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July 11th, Em’s first gum chewing extravaganza… So, I don’t know how to do an entry w/o a picture, so will have to ask Jason that question in the a.m., but chose this one so you could all see how Big Sis is doing…So, I made up a rule two years ago that our kids […]

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PICU, ROOM 8

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PICU, ROOM 8 We’ve moved in. Since Jason works from home, he is able to do some Internet work while hanging out with Noah. We are grateful God opened the door for him to work for a great company in England, working from home. We have the smallest patient but the biggest room in the […]

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Noah and Auntie Danar

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My younger sister, Dana, holding Noah in TCH Denver PICU Last fall Dana made a CD for our women’s retreat with songs that she chose for various reasons, all of which are awesome praise and worship songs. At Noah’s birth, we played the CD continuously and it has been playing continuosly since we moved to […]

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Emily Holds Noah, Picture

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Emily holding Noah in TCH Denver, PICU, with C-Pap August 12th, Em gets to hold Noah. That means she hasn’t held her brother now for 8 or 9 days!  That’s just wrong!  She loves him so much!  Never once has Emily been the jealous older sibling. She’s pretty great with him! Please pray for her […]

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Update from Jason

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Contacting Us:Please feel free to call and visit – if you know us, you know we like people around. My dad taught me a very important lesson in life – relationships are all that you have and all that will last when you are gone. The best thing to do is call us at the […]

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PICU Update from Rachel

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Friday 8/11/06. Noah is still in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Children’s Hospital this evening. He returned good oxygenation levels after they tried a different breathing apparatus to assist his breathing, a C-pap and a non-rebreather combination. Please pray his lungs will continue to grow stronger and expel the CO2 . They also have […]

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Update from Rachel

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It is Friday, 9:30am, 8/11/06. I just talked with Adrienne and she is off to do some research on the natural side of things as far as what it could be that Noah isn’t taking well.  Up to arriving at the hospital a little over a week ago, all Noah had ever had was her […]