Jessica (xbratx99) wrote in jacksonsheart,
Jessica
xbratx99
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update

Hello,
We will be spending the next couple days in Milwaukee.  If there is any significant changes with him I'll have Jessica update the page.
 
His head is very huge right now.  All the fluid he is retaining is settling in there.  He isn't urinating much of anything either.  They did an ultrasound of his abdomen yesterday to see if there was any fluid pooling up in the area.  They didn't see anything.  The doctor did take a needle to that area to see if they were able to get anything out that way.  They were able to get some draining immeditately and that was it.  When we called last night, it wasn't draining any more.
 
I tried to go to work yesterday for a couple hours.  I never even punched in.  I had stopped to get some coffee at the Whitelaw gas station.  They clerk asked me how I was doing and I said "Okay", even though I wasn't.  This of course had me thinking of Jackson all the way to work, tears in my eyes off and on.  Imagine how I would be at work when all the guys I work with ask me how things are.  I would of been a mess there and told my boss I couldn't work.  They've been great throughout this whole ordeal.  I will try again next week to work and see what happens.
 
We do plan on getting stuff prepared for Jackson after this is over.  Sara and I have decided to see if we can have Jackson live his next life in the cemetery at the end of the road where we live.  We meet with Deacon Tom on Monday.  We will be contacting the funeral director this morning before we leave for Milwaukee. 
 
Molly is doing well with everything.  She's being the strong one for Sara and I.  Her hugs are a huge relief and she even pats our backs for us.  I took her for a bike ride yesterday and showed her where we would be putting Jackson.  She knows it as "the place by Courtneys house and where Mrs. Gayle is".  We walked around for awhile, of course she wanted me to start reading what some of the headstones said. 
 
Okay, so i'm done on this one.  Have a good weekend and we'll talk again soon.
 
Thanks
Jake and Sara
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