Monday, January 18, 2010

Jinxed it!

Too much talk about how well Nate has been doing! Yesterday, out of nowhere, he got a mucous plug. Luckily, I was standing right there and noticed him choking right away. He turned blue and wasn't making any sounds. We were able to turn him quickly, cough him with the cough assist, lots of O2 and had the ambu bag ready to go. Since we were able to catch it so early, he recovered quickly. THANK YOU LORD! So, I guess this was a "wake up call" from Nate and God to keep us on our toes, not get too comfortable, and remember how fragile our little boy is. How can a boy be so fragile, but yet so "strong"?
p.s. He's doing just fine now, just one of those things that happens with SMA kiddos. Plugs. HATE THEM! I think they are more dangerous than an actual illness.


Barb said...

Ohmygosh! We've been there. Drew is a "plugger" with thick mucus. I totally agree that it is much worse than an illness. We spend a lot of time trying to keep his mucus from becoming thick. I'm so glad Nathan is fine. It's something we never get used to; really scary every single time it happens!
Nana Barb

Maria B. said...

I'm so glad everything turned out okay.