Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Please Be Praying For Chloe TODAY...

As many of you know from our last update Chloe most likely has Dengue Fever which can be a very serious infection. Yesterday she was feeling pretty bad: entire body is very hot, head ache, and dizziness, and muscle/joint pain. All this is caused by her fever. Dengue Fever usually last 3-7 days and is constant. The only thing to really do when having it is to take Tylenol to help keep the pain and fever down.

I'm writing you right now (I should be asleep) because I just woke up to give Chloe her next dos of Tylenol and she gave us a bit of a fright. Her last dos of Tylenol had wore off and so her muscle and joint pain was pretty bad. She couldn't speak and was just in pain for a while. We called over a local NTM nurse to check Chloe out and Chloe was coming around at this point and talking again. She doesn't complain much and just says that she feels cold and her body hurts...

We took her to the doctors today and had her blood tested to check her Platelet level and 'thank God' they are still high enough to not need a blood transfusion. Please, be praying with us today as we sleep that God begins to heal her little body soon. I would gladly take her place if I could, but instead we have to watch her go through this...

Thank You for your prayer to our loving Father,
~Ben

5 comments:

Cliff and Avie said...

Praying with you! I know how scary it is to have your children sick!

C Kane; M Kane said...

We are praying. Tell Chloe we love her.

C&M

Anonymous said...

Yes, we are praying for her in Tucson. A tepid bath is good for bringing fevers down, too. Make sure you keep those fluids coming. Encourage her to sip ea. 15 mins. or so. Also, am glad you are staying in touch w/a nurse.

Loving Chloe and you, Ruth & Ben, Gwen & Addie, too.

Mom

Anonymous said...

We send our love and are praying for wisdom for you, comfort and healing for Chloe, Love, Dad and MomJ

jbj said...

We just prayed for you all. It's so hard seeing our little ones in pain. We pray is doesn't last the full time and that you continue to have God-strength!!