Posts Tagged ‘shunt

Well it has been a very eventful couple of months!  In October, we finally got the results of the EEG and genetic testing we had done at Kennedy Kreiger.  After all of the testing and waiting to hear from the neurologist there, we were finally told that we should do exactly what we had been […]

Well, we officially took our first trip with the little bear.  In September, we went to Baltimore so that we could take Lukas to Kennedy Krieger Institute, where we were able to meet with specialists in many fields to get as much information as possible about how we can help Lukas.  While we were there, […]

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7 Mar 2011

As of yesterday morning, we are home from the hospital!  The surgery went well and we noticed an immediate difference in the fullness of his soft spot after the surgery, so it is clear that the fluid is already draining.  Lukas had some nausea and vomiting for the first twelve hours or so after the […]

So, we decided to go ahead with the shunt surgery and it is scheduled for Friday, March 4 at 12:15 pm.  We weren’t expecting it to get scheduled so quickly, but it’s definitely better to get it done with.  The actual surgery will take about 45 minutes, but he will probably have to be in […]

So much to write about!  It seems like every time I think about sitting down to post, I am overwhelmed with how much has happened and decide to put it off another day.  Where to begin … I suppose I’ll start with the most distressing updates and get to the good stuff after. So, the […]


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  • Anne: I'm so happy to see all the cute pics and videos--I especially love the one of Lukas standing strong [...]
  • Ashley: Wow! I can't get over how strong and big he looks! Thank you for the update! When is the big birt [...]
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  • Mandy Bennett: Hey! Great talking to you the other night! I found another program you may be interested in for Lu [...]