Some doctors just came in to tell Emily that they'll be taking a few tubes out of her chest, and that they will have her try walking later today. She's had a little bit to drink and tried some jello but that seemed like a lot. She is doing deep breathing exercises to clear her lungs. This makes her cough and hurts, but it is good for her.
The new heart is beating very strongly; she has noticeably more color in her lips and her pulses are strong. They are starting to ramp up the anti-rejection medications.