James Bell can't wait to tell his wife Fern about the surprise he's been planning: major renovations for a master bedroom on the ground floor of their house, so the stairs will be one less challenge Fern has to face with her multiple sclerosis. However, when James receives unexpected news form the bank, he's forced to reevaluate not just the renovation but his family's future in Deerford as well. Meanwhile, Candace is worried Heath may be confiding in others and not her. What does this mean as they navigate their fragile new relationship? Anabelle's daughter Ainslee seems to be going overboard trying to sterilize everything for her newborn, though there may be more to Ainslee's anxiety than meets the eye. Elena must find the right way to tell her hopeful granddaughter that her recently reconnected parents won't be getting married anytime soon, an Elena can't help but wonder if there's a way to make this little family whole. At the hospital, the staff comes together to promote the governor's new campaign, "Get Fit Illinois!" A special patient has all but given up hope that he can ever get healthy. Can nurses show him that anything is possible with God on his side?