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What started out as a site to update on our daughter's cancer has thankfully grown into a site to update on our beautiful family of four. Enjoy our journey...

Thursday, October 11, 2007

yes, a night or two!

Today I took Charli in for her "pre-op" appointment (for her eye surgery next Tuesday) and one question they asked me was "Has Charli spent a night in the hospital before?" "ummm, yeah...a night or two!!!!"

We are a go for surgery on Tuesday, probably around 7:30am at the hospital. Generally they do them at the surgery center (at the eye clinic) but for one reason or another Charli's will be done at the hospital. We expect her to do great, and have wonderfully beautiful eyes by the end of next week!! (her eyes ARE beautiful, but they will be even better!!)

And, in typical Preister fashion - many things must be going on in our house at once in order for us to fully function! Kasper (the white dog) seem to be pretty sick, or something. Our vet thinks that he has had one (or more) seizures. Unless they continue on a very regular basis, it doesn't sound like there is anything they can do for him, as far as medication goes. Hopefully this was a one time thing, with no long term effects. Poor guy.

I don't even know what to say after I will go into the pictures now!
shy smile! (you can see my sore eyes:-( )

no, you stop!!

I heart NASCAR!

I can cook better than mommy (that takes a lot)

mommy & me!

silly mommy...that tickles!!

mmm, yummy granola bar!

let's play music!

too many toys to choose from!

mooching off of daddy!

playing with grandma!


Anonymous said...

HOW CUTE!!! Just when I think she can't be any post more pictures!!! Look at all of her 'feathers' in the back!!! I can't wait to 'play' with her hair! ~amanda

AndreaChad said...

Cute pics as always! We definitely will have to try to get together sometime! Have a good, fun weekend.

Anonymous said...

aw, Charli is to beautiful ! Cuter each time i check in to see how you all are. Thank you for our beautiful comments on our blog - I think that Charli is the most amazing courageous little princess, and she to is Blessed to have amazing parents in you- we are actually the ones that are Blessed as they chose us to be their parents! Good luck for the upcoming week im sure all will go fantastic for Charli - will definitely keep you in our prayers!
Look after yourselves thanks for always checking in on us, love and hugs and God Blessings to you all
Mark, Samm & Deqlan

Anonymous said...

Hi Charli and Family,
Just popping by to wish you lots of luck for next week - you will be in our prayers and thoughts and we just know that you are going to come through with flying colours!! Just love the photos that your mommy put up - you are just the cuttest little girl ever!!! Have a lovely weekend! Lot of Love, Megan and Conrad (Aunt to Deqlan - South Africa)

Stacy from Michigan said...

Charli is absolutely adorable!! I will keep your family in my prayers as always. Have a wonderful weekend!!

Anonymous said...

LOVE THESE PICS!!! I am so glad that the surgery is going to happen as planned and Charli will do great! Hope you have a great weekend!

NB Warrior said...

she is getting soooo big!!!

Charli will do awesome on Tuesday and she will be in my prayers. =)

Shevy said...

Sending you good thoughts and prayers.

My favorite ? they ask for admitting a baby in the hospital is, "Do they have any tattoos?"

Thanks for the new pictures!

Gavin Robert Wiechman said...

Good Luck on Tuesday Charli!!

Anonymous said...

Charli is so cute and adorable!! i love looking at pictures it is so nice to see she is getting along... you are blessed to have a wonderful fun-lovin daughter!