The Coming Home

ETA: We’ve had poop! Once yesterday with the help of an enema. And once today with just prune juice on board.

We’re working on a bowel management plan for the Brave Hero. We’re starting with lots of fiber and a daily bolus of prune juice.

I’ll write more on that later.

The days after a hospital stay bring with them a certain rhythm. The settling back in to home. To trust and security.

For Parker there must needs be an emotional healing after the physical healing.

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Slowly we work on removing what’s left from our stay. The residuals of needles, tape, and pain

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We focus on the gentle, realigning our hearts as well as our equilibrium.

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We read, we sing, we paint and we pray. From a very young age Parker has known to fold his arms and bow his head for prayer. He recognizes from whence his strength, courage and blessings of life come.

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And slowly, the smiles return. The wings take flight and hope is once again airborne.

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