This is one of my favorite recent pictures of Chaser. No, its not the cutest picture of him, nor does his little bed look the cleanest it ever has- but its what took place here that really gets me pumped! So 2hrs prior to taking this picture (3am this morning)- I had just suctioned him, and put him on his right side, with his back resting against the white pillow in the middle of the picture. Assured he was breathing good and comfortable, seeing his eyes shut- I shut mine as well and quickly amped back to REM sleep. At 4am, what seemed like minutes later, I awoke to the familiar "chomping" Chaser does in his sleep when he has saliva build up . Ready to start the suction again and spring into action, I tapped the light sensor to illuminate his corner and glanced over to his little bed 2ft away. Wow- was I dreaming? I rubbed my eyes, looked at the clock, and looked back at Chaser- There he was, eyes completely open focused straight up and chomping away- but his body had turned from his side, to his back, rotated 90 degress....and his hips and legs had rotated too. I got up to rotate him back to his side, but I just stood there in awe. It was only months ago that we were rejoicing because he was wiggling his toes- and now he was doing night time acrobats in his bed! After absorbing the image in person for a few minutes, I grabbed my phone, snapped this shot to show mom, put him back on his side and laid there waiting for him to do it again. I didn't see anything else happen before I drifted back to sleep, but what I did see in this picture was the Big Guy answering our prayers and continuing to heal our little dude. We truly have a lot to be thankful for, and I am looking forward to keep adding to that list! Enjoy whats left of your weekend-and the Masters!
God is Good!
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