Posts Tagged ‘update

Yes, as usual it has been far too long since our last post! So much has happened and it’s all wonderful! The most recent news is that we have been traveling with Lukas to Los Angeles the last few months to try a new kind of therapy: Cuevas Medek Eercise (CME). We heard about this […]

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, […]

Yes, as usual it has been far too long since the last post!  Since our last post, so much has happened, the most important of which is that Lukas turned 1 year old!!!  We had a fabulous time visiting the aquarium (he loves to look at the fish and the jellyfish), eating red velvet cupcakes […]

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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 […]

Lukas has had a lot going on lately!  Today, he had his first few bites of baby food!  His speech therapist helped us to give it to him so that it was as successful as possible.  Lukas wasn’t quite sure what it was or what he was supposed to do with it, but he definitely […]

I know, it’s been far too long since our last update!  We spend so little time at home these days, that it’s been hard to find time to post.  Lukas has been having a tough time lately.  For about the past week, he’s often seemed quite uncomfortable when taking his bottle, arching his back and […]

It’s been three weeks since we took out Lukas’ feeding tube and he just keeps doing wonderfully!  At this point, he is drinking around 150-170 mls each time and is often able to drink in about 35-45 minutes instead of the hour it used to take.  He is also gaining weight well!  He’s gained about […]


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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 [...]
  • Aubri: Thank you, Carrie! That's very sweet of you to say. If you ever find yourself on Oahu, let me know [...]
  • Carrie Wardle: Wow! Lukas is Lucky to have such great parents, and a mom who always was a gifted writer! [...]
  • Mandy Bennett: Hey! Great talking to you the other night! I found another program you may be interested in for Lu [...]