I spent the night with Clare, 6p-6am. It’s been a challenge resting, because she’s had a warm air-filled pad on her chest, ever since surgery Friday (it’s like a small pool float). She needed a cold washrag-dabbing regularly. Her circulation is doing very well (tiny arteries in her chest had to be reattached in surgery; really amazing work). So, at 5am, Dr Ma ok’d removing the hot pad, and Clare slept so much better; about 90 min straight through!

Last night, she stepped about two feet to a chair for supper, and spent about 45 min there. A bit more walking is scheduled for today. Many thanks for all well-wishes and prayers! -Jay

16 thoughts on “Progress”

  1. So glad to hear Clare got some good sleep. That helps so much. Hope she gets more soon. We lit a candle for you Clare at mass this morning and Kyler said a special prayer for your recovery. Love and hugs to you all.

  2. I’m so glad to hear of the steady improvement. I’m happy you can get some rest now. That will make a word of difference. I hope you’re not in too much pain. Sending you healing thoughts. Stay strong my friend. Thanks for the updates Jay!

  3. So happy to hear that you are “walkin’ the walk”. Won’t be long before you’re teaching a class on ‘how to’!

  4. So glad to hear about the progress – signs of early healing and some solid sleep sound like huge milestones at this stage. I continue to hold you both in my heart and thoughts each day. Keep the good news coming!
    Much love,

  5. Clare, Jay and Sofie,
    Just about what is going on with you all. Giant hugs and positive vibes going your way. Much love from our family to your family.

    Ginny, Tom, and Mia

  6. Take care of yourself in this, too, Jay. We love you. Clare, rest as much as you can. Sofi, you are amazing.

  7. Great news! Glad she is resting better. Each day has its goals, challenges and accomplishments. I’m blessed to have stayed with Clare Friday night and appreciate y’all entrusting me to do so. She is loved so much by so many❤️

  8. Positive thoughts, good wishes and big hugs from your Arizona cousins. We’re so happy to hear that you are making such good progress.

  9. Positive thoughts, good wishes and lots of hugs from your Arizona cousins. We’re so happy to hear that you are making good progress.

  10. Clare, we’re thinking of you and sending you lots of good vibes! Big hugs to you, and of course to Jay and Sophie too!

    Tracy and Dave

  11. Of course Clare is up and out of bed on day 2! She has the attitude and drive but still couldn’t do it without all the family support. Jay you are amazing and Sophi too. Love to you all. Let us know when she is taking visitors or if you need shifts filled.

  12. Clare, I admire your inner strength and positive mindset. I’m glad you’re able to move a bit and hope you can get some quality rest and Jay, too! Still praying for you and you’re on our prayer list at Grace Episcopal. Much love to you, Jay, and Sofi.

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