January February March April May June July August September October November December Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from our family to yours! We'd love to hear your thoughts, comments, or questions about any of the above pictures! To give: http://www.wgm.org/sleeth Photo credit: Robin Dodd, Callie Glenn, Nancy Sleeth, Emily Dillard, Theresa Manchester, Miriam … Continue reading 2022: A Review in Pictures
You are likely familiar with the adage about the kingdom that was lost for want of a nail. Critical care in the ICU and NICU is often like that - outcomes can hinge on one or a hundred small details rather than one big decision. Right now, at Tenwek, the "nail" we are in need … Continue reading For Want of a Syringe Pump
Last week, while our inpatient pediatrics team was talking over patients admitted overnight and doing our daily group devotionals, we decided to send an unusual letter to one of our patients.
“A snake! Dad, I just saw a snake! A poisonous snake!” Last week Clark was washing dishes as I heated up left-overs when Hannah burst through our back door with that pronouncement. I began to calmly inform Hannah that there are no venomous snakes in this part of Kenya and in fact the chance that … Continue reading Snakes in the Bushes
Two years ago we had a surreal experience...
January February March April May June July August September October November December "So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom." Psalm 90:12
Two weeks ago, our son Simon was struggling to breathe. His oxygen levels were reading at 50-60% and Clark was sure our pulse oximeter must be getting a bad read. But it was measuring true.
God continues to be faithful. Read to the end for two exciting updates!
Some Christmas thoughts and an update on the ventilators!
All I want for Christmas is a Maquet Servo-i Ventilator with the Pediatric package...
Strikes. COVID. Overwhelming patient numbers. Death. In the face of this, how shall we give thanks?
[We forgot to include the giving link on our original post! Click here to give or scroll to the bottom] You are likely familiar with the adage about the kingdom that was lost for want of a nail. Critical care in the ICU and NICU is often like that - outcomes can hinge on one … Continue reading Giving Link: For Want of a Syringe Pump