Stephen is having quite a lot of discomfort when attempting to use his right hand after the carpal tunnel surgery he had last week. You can see the long scar which is from the plate/screws surgery he had a few months ago and the smaller one on his hand is from the recent surgery. He’s … Continue reading His Hand, My Back, and Adjusting to the Porch
I took Samuel back to the library yesterday and there were only a few kids there but he still had fun. We built a neat structure together with magnetic tiles. Maggie and Joshua took Elizabeth to the park while we were at the library and she had a blast seeing and petting big dogs. Maybe … Continue reading The Library and Park + Another Surgery?!
Stephen has numbness in his thumb and three fingers (his pinky is unaffected) on his right hand so his orthopedic doctor sent him to see a neurologist on Wednesday. Unfortunately, he got poked and prodded a ton, and was quite uncomfortable while his nerves and muscles were being checked. We don’t know much from that … Continue reading Neurology, Trader Joe’s, and Hearing Back from Lekotek
I think I made it through this virus with just a day of scratchy throat followed by a day of mild coughing! Unfortunately, both little girls have terrible stuffy/runny noses that don’t want to let up. Samuel is starting to get sick, too. He had to take so much Prednisolone last time (during Christmas week) … Continue reading Sickness and Swelling
I took Joshua to practice driving yesterday in a nearby neighborhood and he did fantastic! He really seems to be calm and focused while driving, much more like an experienced driver than a beginner. He relates his ability to focus on driving to how he feels when he's playing on his PS4. He is quite … Continue reading Driving Practice & Physical Therapy
I went grocery shopping on Thursday morning with Joshua and Elizabeth. It went great and left me feeling really encouraged. In the afternoon, I took Samuel and Isabella to the zoo. We had a really nice time although it was pretty chilly! Samuel had fun making a Christmas ornament and a homemade card at one … Continue reading Asparagus and a Broken Wrist