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Happy Birthday Mom

Well, today is my Mom’s birthday- I think she’s something like 29 now… getting up there mom.  Happy birthday!!  Anyhow, just wanted to give a quick update on life.  Megan and I are still in Rexburg, chipping away at school. more »

Posted in Dallen, Farmer Family

Ten Lessons Learned – Jackson is home!

Well six weeks have passed since Jackson was born. He had major open heart surgery and is now a healthy happy little boy. Jackson has since seen a cardiologist and the doctors continue to be impressed with his remarkable progress. more »

Posted in Farmer Family, Jackson's Heart Story

Jackson Update – CICU Day 8, 9 and 10

So much has changed with Jackson recently!  I again apologize for my laziness in getting the blog updated. Monday night was a little rough for our boy.  His Fentanyl drip was turned completely off (the medication that was keeping him more »

Posted in Farmer Family, Jackson's Heart Story

Jackson Update – CICU Day 7

Jackson continues to do well.  This morning the remainder of his chest tubes were disconnected, as well as his foley catheter and two sets of pacing leads.  The only thing left to remove today is his breathing tube.  He is more »

Posted in Farmer Family, Jackson's Heart Story

Jackson Update – CICU Day 6

First, let me apologize for not giving an update for yesterday.  I just wasn’t able to find the time.  Turns out that having a pretty sick little kid in the hospital, is fairly demanding of your time. Yesterday was a more »

Posted in Farmer Family, Jackson's Heart Story

Jackson Update – CICU Day 5

They closed Jackson’s chest today!  Woot Woot!

Posted in Farmer Family, Jackson's Heart Story

Jackson Update – CICU Day 4

Jackson has done great today.  Last night they moved him from one room to another, because of several equipment problems.  The move seemed to do the trick, because they haven’t had any problems with the monitors since they made the more »

Posted in Farmer Family, Jackson's Heart Story

Update – Out of Surgery

We just got done speaking with the surgeon.  Jackson did remarkably well during the procedure, until the very end.  He was taken off of the heart/lung machine (bypass) and everything was going great, when his heart started beating in an more »

Posted in Farmer Family, Jackson's Heart Story

Surgery Update

Jackson is off of the bypass and his echocardiogram looks great.  We speak with the doctor in about an hour.  He is doing great!

Posted in Farmer Family, Jackson's Heart Story

Surgery Update

They are nearly done with the surgery. Things have gone great thus far, and are ahead of schedule.

Posted in Farmer Family, Jackson's Heart Story