Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Update on Dalton

First off, our appointment has been changed from 7/6 to 6/29. Dr. Standard is on vacation and they didn't want our appointment to be pushed out so we are in a week earlier.

As for Dalton he's still doing about the same. We have two or 3 good nights a week and then we have a night, like last night, that he tosses and turns a good bit of the night...crying out and reaching for his leg, dozing back off, repeating all this again. Then we'll have a night like last Thursday that he cried basically non-stop until about 2am. He got into pain about 11pm and I tried everything I knew to do...rubbing his leg, motrin, tylenol, warm bath w/lavendar...I even gave him ben@dryl to help him sleep....nothing really seemed to work until at some point he just fell asleep..I'm sure the pain stopped for him to go to sleep but it took a good while.

Anyway....we are still doing PT twice a week as well as exercises here at home the rest of the time. We are having VBS at church this week for 3 hours in the mornings and it's been a busy week.

I've had several people email and ask me about him since I've not updated lately. Thanks for checking in on us.

2 comments:

  1. Nancy ValenzuelaJune 29, 2009 at 8:13 AM

    Hi. I came across your site while looking up information on Legg-Calve Perthes. My son has been experiencing leg pain and limping since December 24, 2008. He has had X-Ray's, an MRI, and just last week, he had another X-Ray and a bone scan. The result was Legg-Calve Perthes. My son, Marco, is 3 years old, and is on his way to San Antonio today to see what the doctor will tell us regarding his findings. Unfortunately, his is bilateral. Anyway, I hope that Dalton is doint well, and I will definitely keep him in my prayers. I hope that we can share our stories with one another. May the Lord bless you and your family abundantly. Take care... Nancy

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  2. Hi Nancy...I don't have anyway to contact you but I'd be glad to talk with you sometime. If you see this comment you can email me directly at blueeyedbunch@gmail.com. I hope that Marco does well in his journey. So sorry about the bilateral diagnosis...I know that is very difficult.

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