9:30 AM (Susan posting): Randall and Elisabeth just left for church. Sophie and I will stay home so she doesn't get exposed to anything. I hate to miss hearing Randall preach. We were also saying this morning that the timing of her blood test doesn't work well for us sometimes. Since Sunday is the peak of our week, there are times when her counts drop quickly, and we take her to church when we shouldn't have (like last Sunday, when the previous Monday, she was at .6 but the day after we took her to church, she was at .1). Other times (like today), we keep her home because her counts had been low on Monday, but for all we know, they are back up (but we won't find out until tomorrow). We try to err on the side of caution, and given the size of the church (average attendance of 45), there are probably worse things we could be exposing her to.
Last night after bath, I cut Elisabeth's hair another inch, and it looks pretty cute. We had a good night (although the girls took their sweet time falling asleep). We had to drag Elisabeth out of bed this morning at 8:45. I guess she was finally catching up on her sleep from staying up late on Friday. Sophie's appetite continues to grow. She ate five go-gurts this morning!
We continue to keep my grandmother, Estelle, and my mom, Mary, in our thoughts and prayers. Nannie is having multiple health problems, and mom is taking leave from work to take care of her full-time. They are both struggling, and we wish there was more we could do to support them directly, but we're stuck here and they're stuck there.