Posts tagged Calories

Christmas Struggles 2013

FYI-I started writing this post before Faith went into the hospital and just never got a chance to finish it. I picked up where I left off so it has ended up much longer than I had anticipated. Just wanted to write a quick post with a few updates but mostly to wish everyone a […]


A New Year…

We are hoping that 2012 will bring progress and resolution to many things for Faith! Faith is still struggling with reflux and gas issues that can make her very miserable at times. We are still trying to get her back to handling the rate we were at with her tube feedings before she got sick. […]


Home Sweet Home!

We are very happy to have Faith back home tonight sleeping in her own crib! Faith’s time at Ranken Jordan Pediatric Specialty Hospital helped us to work through some of our concerns with Faith’s nutrition and weight, oral feeding, and overall development. Faith started a new, higher calorie formula that she is tolerating very well. […]


Exhausting the Options

Faith’s last two weigh-ins have been rather discouraging. She is just not gaining weight despite everything we are trying. Today, she actually lost weight. Not a horrible loss (about 100 grams), but still a loss. This just makes no sense to me or Faith’s dietitian for that matter. Over the last three weeks, we have […]


11 Months

I remember last year at this time I was so anxiously awaiting Faith’s arrival. Faith will be 11 months old on Tuesday. Her 1st birthday is just ahead! My baby girl is getting so big! She weighed in this week at 18 lbs. 4 ounces. We are on step 3 of a 4 step process […]