Monday, January 24, 2011

Home Again

We didn't know if we would ever get to bring Scarlett home when we took her to the hospital 3 1/2 weeks ago.  We said goodbye to our house, and snuggled together before we left, promising we would do everything we could to get her back here again.

And now she is home!!!!!!!

 We only had to stop once on the 30 minute drive home to check that she was okay in her carseat.  She was so excited to come home that she had a huge stinky diaper the second we got to the door. :-)

We have to call tomorrow with lots of questions for a few different doctors, and we will go back for another MRI on Friday, and a shunt is still in the cards, but for now we are home and happy.

86 comments:

Amy Biagini said...

I knew there would be some awesome news when I went to check the blog. Congrats and enjoy!

Alisha Dayes said...

Yay! I am so happy for you all

Colleen said...

Which means time to shower us with pictures right!?
Miracles happen and I am so happy for you and your family and will continue to pray!

Anonymous said...

so happy for you all and so glad she is home i'm sure she is too as well and you two. congrats!

Anonymous said...

I am so excited that Scarlett is home, what a wonderful feeling for her I bet. (and for you both.

Anonymous said...

im so excited for you! I bet it feels nice to just be home with the 3 of you! she will do so much better in her home. hospitals are no fun and make hard for being comfy! cuddler her lots for me! and ps i can't wait till she wears her heat legs i sent her! <3

Anonymous said...

How wonderful! Enjoy the time at home with your precious girl!

greeneyedgirl said...

Oh this totally made my day! I am so happy to hear that you are home! It's amazing how much you can love poop isn't it? lol.

Love to baby Scarlett and lots of kudos to mommy and daddy-

Teri in Colorado

Tammy said...

That's amazing!! So happy for you!!!

Anonymous said...

Amazing! Praise the Lord! My husband and I prayed so hard for her and you guys. I needed to hear good baby news and Scarlett's story has restored my faith in miracles. Enjoy your night as a family at home!

jennifer said...

You're home.. and I couldn't be happier for you all!! Know that we're all still out here rooting for little Scarlett to continue making those HUGE strides in recovery!!! Keep growing baby girl!

Amy said...

I know, I want pictures, too! So overjoyed for you all!

Anonymous said...

That is the best news I have read in a long time. I am so happy for your family. I continue to pray for Scarlett every day.
Donna Mora

hilary said...

This is just fabulous news! Still praying for progress and a happy healthy future.

Shannon said...

Wonderful! Welcome home Scarlett! And I just love that she let her excitement about being home be known! LOL

Kimberly said...

My eyes teared up when I read your post today. I'm soo sooo sooo happy for you all. Fills my heart with joy. Will continue to pray and send positive thoughts everyday. Thank you for your continued updates.

Monica said...

Happy Homecoming!! I know you are so thankful to be home again. I know your lives are still on a rollar coaster, but it seems that the roller coaster is a gentle one THANK GOD~ I too needed to hear this news and am THANKFUL that God has worked miracles with this beautiful baby girl and within your family.

Tara said...

This is some of the best news I've heard all month!!! What a joy for you all. Congratulations and I will keep praying that Scarlett continues to amaze us all and heal well!
Lots of Love,
Tara and Wade

Anonymous said...

Very excited for you guys!! Still praying for more good news for you every day. I've been reading every day even though I don't always comment so- trust me- there are hundreds of others doing the same and praying for the best for your family. So happy for Scarlett :)
Love, Jen (October 2010 mom)

JenJen said...

Amen! I'm so glad that Scarlett is home, exactly where she belongs!

Anonymous said...

I'm holding back the tears, I'm so excited for you all!!! Such a fighter your Scarlett is and her parents are very brave as well!
Cara (BBC December '09 mom)

Melissa Osai said...

Welcome home baby girl, welcome home! What a great feeling this must be for you both. As parents we get excited to bring our children home for the first time, but I bet this feeling is even bigger! So happy for you guys.

Sheila said...

Hooray!!! Welcome home Scarlett!!

Anonymous said...

Yeah!! Woo-hoo!! Awesome news!! :)

Anonymous said...

YAY!!!!! I'm so excited to wake up this morning and see that Baby Scarlett is home!!! I'm so happy for you all, and can't wait to see how fast she grows now!

Logan October 2010 mom

Mary - BBC Nov '09 Board said...

Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray!! Way to go Scarlett!!!! You rock little mama!! I am so thrilled to read this post this morning!! Brandi and Chris, I bet you are over the moon!! Thanks be to God! She is a true miracle! I love the stinky diaper part!! Hehehee.... She will continue to be in my prayers and thoughts. I know the road ahead is still long, but she is a fighter! And her fan club is HUGE!!! Love you Miss Scarlett!! xoxo

Anonymous said...

Happy Dance!!!!!

This is super news!
Congrats!!!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

This is the best news to start my day! I am so excited that sweet Scarlett is home! I can't imagine how thrilled you all are. You all continue to be in my daily thoughts and prayers!
RCB BBC Oct 09

Anonymous said...

Sooo happy about this!!! So now back to home cooking or ordering in! Is she nursing yet? I know that every body must be sooo thrilled!

Meghan said...

WOOHOO! Thank You God! You all have been in my thoughts and prayers and will continue to be through this recovery.
Congrats!!

Meghan

Anonymous said...

YAYYY!!!!

Paula said...

What a way to start my day!!!!!!! tears of joy in my eyes.
That little Miss is sooo amazing!!!!! She's a brave girl, for sure. Pls post some pics whenever you can, we want to see that LITTLE AMAZING BRAVEST PRINCESS BUTTERFLY!!
Much love and enjoy yr happiness. xoxoxoxooxox

Irene K said...

yay!!!!! so so happy for y'all!!

Connor's Mommy said...

This news has made my day! I am so happy for you all!

Anonymous said...

Praise Jesus!! I believe your daughter has a calling on her life and God is going to use her in a mighty way!!! Continuing to pray for you guys, but at least we aren't on the edge of our seats anymore and can relax some... Blessing to you all!!

The Hurlockers said...

Praise God!! Nothing but happy tears!! Welcome home baby Scarlett!!!

Anonymous said...

Congratulations! Enjoy being together in your own home. I am so happy for you and Scarlett is in my prayers.
Helen BBC Nov '10

BrownFamily said...

hallelujah! This is such wonderful news! I'm so happy for you all! Scarlett is an amazing little girl, but you already know this ;)

Sinead said...

Welcome home. Hope for no shunt.

Anonymous said...

WELCOME HOME!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Im from BBC and I just wanted to say congrats on bringing her home, Scarlett is so lucky to have such wonderful parents doing all they can for her! Prayers and well wishes sent her way and yours!

A BBC Mommy

Anonymous said...

That is AMAZING news!! So happy to hear beautiful Scarlett is home! Keep fighting baby girl

Sending thoughts and prayers to the three of you

Lil said...

Yay! So happy to hear your sweet little girl is home....Your family is in my thoughts everyday.

Anonymous said...

Praise God! What great news!

Mary

Anonymous said...

Scarlett, you are amazing! Way to go!

Anonymous said...

Wow its so good to hear that she is now home!!! Way to go Scarlett! Still praying for the 3 of you and your family. God answers prayers!

Anonymous said...

aww soo happy for you!!!

Anonymous said...

Soooo Soooo happy for you guys. Glad you are all in one house with your own beds :)

Melissa said...

So happy for you all!! Congrats!!

Anonymous said...

That is great news! Happy homecoming little Scarlett, I bet it's so nice!

It was good to read the news, guys! Good to read.

Susan--Babycenter mom said...

So glad Scarlett is home--she is in my prayers! Stay strong. :)

Anonymous said...

YAY!!!! Much love to you all, the doctors did well and I wish a continued, speedy recovery for little Scarlett.

Anonymous said...

Congrats! I will Keep Praying for you all!

Mama Bee said...

Welcome back home, baby Scarlett. We're praying for you each night.

Anonymous said...

Yay!! So happy to hear such great news! Little Scarlett is truely an amazing little girl! Best of luck to you all and I will continue to keep you in my prayers!

Amanda said...

this is wonderful news!!! lil miss you are a beautiful strong and inspiring lil girl. you have united a world. you have brought so many people together and gave us all hope. sophia and i feel like we know you so well. i find myself talking like we are all best friends when i tell everyone how you are doing and how strong you are. know that we are praying for you and that we care about you sweetie. lots of love from pa! :o) amandaassaley@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

BEST FREAKIN' NEWS EVER!!! Thank you God! Enjoy having her home, I can't imagine what this moment is like for you guys...

Athena said...

Praise the Lord that Scarlett has made enough progress to come home!

Anonymous said...

Im so happy for the three of you!That must have been such a great feeling to have Scarlett back home again...She's still in our prayers as she makes her recovery xxx

Anonymous said...

Your daughter's story is amazing! She is such a fighter and a little miracle. Good luck to you and your family. I hope that your little butterfly continues to grow, flourish, and stay well. Hugs!

Sandy said...

Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Such good news.

Marquez_Mama said...

The best news!!! Welcome home Scarlett!

Jen D. said...

Congratulations! Awesome awesome awesome!

Steph said...

That is AMAZING news!! It must be the best feeling to have your little girl at home with you where she belongs. I am sure she is so happy to be there as well! Still thinking of you all!

Anonymous said...

I am so glad you are home again!!! great news. Andrew says hi and we keep praying for beautiful Scarlett.

Anonymous said...

THANK GOD! So happy for you guys and especially for little Scarlett. Will keep praying for her to recover completey and for you guys too :)
BBC april 2009

LeAnn in Fremont, CA said...

HOME SWEET HOME!!! Just Three little words, yet they are HUGE in meaning for what you ALL have endured!! What may have looked impossible is now not only possible, it's Happening!! I AM thrilled and elated for you three! Keep up the great progress lil' Butterfly...we are all still cheering you on...closer and closer to the finish line one day soon!! I will continue to pray for complete healing and keep you all in my thoughts daily! Enjoy the precious time at home with sweet baby girl...you are all so deserving of this!! Sending continued prayers and Get-Well wishes, The Resh family~ Mike, LeAnn, Michaela and Landon

Anonymous said...

Yah!!! My birthday is tomorrow and I couldn't ask for a better early birthday present! So excited for all of you!

Anonymous said...

I'm soooo glad to hear that baby scarlett is home!!! She is one strong little girl :) I will continue to pray for you guys!!!

Keri

Anonymous said...

I am so glad you are all home together again, it must be the best feeling ever! I am just so happy for Scarlett to be home where she belongs.

kerriwike said...

This is SUCH good news! Little Scarlett Grace truly is a miracle! So happy for your family!

Jennifer in Colorado said...

I know that you've had tons of comments and probably can't possibly read them all but I wanted to let you know that I've been checking in from the day I found out about you daily to check on your sweet butterfly. She's a miracle! I'm filled with joy at the thought of your little peanut at home. I will keep you in my prayers always that recovery continues to go so well. We had our 15 month check up with the Pediatrician yesterday and we were stuck waiting quite a long time because the Dr got tied up with a patient. All I could think about was your story and my heart sat there heavy hoping that someone wasn't getting unexpected news. It made the wait seem so short and insignificant with a little perspective like that. God Bless you all!

V*P*A said...

:)

Pirates' Mama said...

I am sooo happy for you!!!!

Anonymous said...

CONGRATS!!!!!
Praying god keeps blessing your baby girl...from the bottom of our hearts "The girls of PHB board BBC.

IchMagEulen said...

I'm glad you are finally home!!! I bet that feels great!

Hamblenarmywife said...

Awh im so happy to hear that you all are home together again!! :) Sweet little Miss Scarlett you are so WONDERFUL!! I wish you all the happiness in the world continue to stay strong and your always in our thoughts and prayers!! xoxo {{hugs}}

Melissa said...

What amazing news! Welcome home!

Anonymous said...

Oh happy day, oh happy day. I hope all continues on the road to full recovery. You have shown amazing strength through all of this. My prayers are with you still. Nana in Vacaville

Kate said...

HURRAY!!!! I am so happy to hear that you are all home!! You are all in my prayers.

Mom2Twins said...

YAY! That is the best thing I have heard all day!

Jessica/ BBC Oct 2010 said...

Welcome Home! Im so excited she is doing so well. Brings tears of joy to my eyes and fills me with Hope. Still in ours daily prayers.

Anonymous said...

Welcome home!!! That is wonderful news. <3 I don't think there are words. Happy for your family. :)

michelmoba said...

i am so happy to read this post....though i had to stop for a second & wipe away the tears (of joy)

Anonymous said...

I am SOO EXCITED!!!! I am getting choked up right now, but I think that this is WONDERFUL!
God Bless you all : )

Noelle
BBC July 2010

flwrchldkb said...

So glad that she is home with you!