Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day Joseph!!!

Happy Father's Day Joe!

Benjamin is doing well- he’s been off cpap for 3 full days now, officially beating his last run. (<- watch me jinx it again…) After he’s officially off of cpap, he just has to be taking all of his feedings by bottle and he’ll be heading home!

The eye doctor stopped by on Friday and was happy with the progress that Benjamin’s eyes were making. The retinas are still unfolding- the right more than the left. Sometimes it takes months for the retinas to unfold all the way, and they won’t reattach until they are unfolded. The bad part is that the eyes won’t grow until the retinas are reattached so he’ll be losing a few months of eye development as well. We just have to wait and see what happens.

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14 thoughts on “Happy Father’s Day!

  1. What beautiful pictures of father and son! We hope you have a wonderful first Father’s Day, Joe. You truly have earned recognition as a great father!

    • Thank you so much Robin! Please tell Andrew that we wish him a happy father’s day as well. And happy birthday to Lily!

      • I will pass along birthday wishes to my 2 year old! (thank you) But you have to see her at some point…and then we can meet Ben! Happy daddy’s day to Joe!

  2. Very touching! I love the last picture. Brings tears to my eyes. Congrtulations on the milestones—hope to read that you’re heading home soon!

  3. happy father’s day. pictures are precious.

  4. HAPPY FATHER’S DAY, JOE! Your little son is doing beautifully. God Bless you, your wife and Precious Benjamin.

  5. Happy Fathers’ Day! Great pics and ur still doing great Ben!!

  6. I intended to put that last picture on my desktop at work but I don’t think I can work with all these tissues all over my desk! Happy Father’s Day Joe! You’ve earned the Father of the Year award! Loe you!

  7. Checking in…..great going little man! Mom Dad and Ben keep it up!

  8. Ugh! Those pictures are just so SWEET!!!! Glad to hear Ben is doing well, we’ll keep hoping his eyes do what they’re supposed to do.

  9. Your pictures are precious! Hope you had a wonderful Father’s Day. It’s so exciting that he will go home soon!!!

  10. Im so happy to see Benjamin’s progress… YAY!!!!! off cpap!!!! just one more step n then finally HOME… Just B4 he leave make sure to make an appoint. with Early Intervention…. Lot of kisses from Rebecca n me.. =]

    • Thank you so much Nelly! So glad to hear you and Rebecca are doing well- I heard you were around today, I’m sorry I missed you! Think about you two often!

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