By now, you all know how conceded I am. Not about my appearance but about my resourcefulness and innovation. Screw lemonade… give me a lemon and I’ll make a lemon meringue pie. Sure, I might need to use a truck load of lemons first, but eventually I’ll figure it out.
Archives for June 2011
Ryan has a baclofen pump surgically implanted in his abdomen. It’s roughly the size of a hockey puck. From there, a catheter runs around his torso to his spinal column. Medicine (baclofen) is delivered directly in the spinal column, thus eliminating the common issue of a drugs ineffectiveness of passing through the blood-brain barrier — […]
Yesterday I received a check ($144.18) in the mail from an advertising sponsor I use on this website. Given, it’s not like hitting the lottery (considering no taxes were withheld too), but it is money that will be directed to Ryan’s care and treatment. I know it’s silly — maybe even bordering on lame — […]
This past Saturday Sue and Kari attended the wedding of our nephew. We were all invited, but there was no way that we would leave Ryan. So I stayed with him. It just made sense since it was Sue’s side of the family. All day Sue was calling me. She would tell me how beautiful […]
I just heard back from Dr. Rodriguez’s office. Bad news. But, not awful. Ryan’s white blood cells are high at 12.5 (normal is below 10.0). This means an infection is brewing. I seem to have caught it early enough to begin treatment at home. Only time will tell.