We had our first follow-up with an occupational therapist in Cincinnati this week.  It’s exactly eight weeks post-surgery and three weeks since having the cast removed and starting the physical therapy.  The appointment was to gauge his function and ensure progress is as expected. I was especially dreading this trip because it was my first…

It has been pretty hectic in our household this past month.  I’m struggling with how to smoothly transition between one subject to another and, well, basically figuring out where to start…. So, it’s been over a month since Drew’s hand surgery.  He had his cast on for a total of five weeks and it was…

Life in a Cast

Drew is nine days post-hand surgery and overall it’s been fine.  Drew has had no pain, other than the few times his hand got jarred from rough-housing activities.  Drew even returned to school a mere two days after his surgery amazingly.   When you consider he had two fingers cut off and one sewed back on to…

Can’t Get Enough of Those Doctors!

I had a whole post written and was going to upload cute photos to compliment the story and my entire post just disappeared and I refuse to rewrite it.  So I’m going to passively-aggressively summarize it in this sarcastic kid-like temper tantrum fit: Drew was dizzy.  Called cardiologist.  Yes, he excessively sweats but he wears…

Stirring the pot…

To give a little background to the update below I’ll begin by explaining that in August of 2010 Nathan and I took Drew to Boston Children’s hospital for a second opinion regarding Drew’s legs.  We were seeking a second opinion because Drew’s doctor at Vanderbilt felt a little reluctant to perform any type of corrective…