Archive for July, 2005

Sunday, July 31st, 2005

Caden Caden has been really picking up on his interactions with everyone around him. His personality is starting to show and he is such a joy to interact with. Caden rolled over from his back to his belly twice on Saturday afternoon. He is becoming more mobile by rolling back and forth while pushing himself […]

Saturday, July 30th, 2005

It has been a long road with the Medicaid Waiver application. We are not exactly sure whether we have been approved for the Medicaid Waiver, but we were contacted by CLTC (Community Long Term Care) on Friday. The lady who called said that we have been funded for 35 hours per week of in-home nursing […]

Friday, July 29th, 2005

Caden’s MBS (Modified Barium Swallow) showed no significant change in his ability to swallow. The botox treatment is on for next Wednesday 8/3. The time is yet to be determined. Riley was still very ill all day Thursday with a stomach virus. We have cancelled our weekend trip to the upstate due to his illness. […]

Friday, July 29th, 2005

The Tickets Have Been Claimed I have six tickets for the 2PM VeggieTales Rockin’ Tour Live 2005 show at the BiLo Center in Greenville, SC for this Saturday afternoon 7/30/2005. The six seats are together in Section 116 ROW BB Seats 1 thru 6. I have illnesses in my family that prevent us from making […]

Thursday, July 28th, 2005

Caden has been doing great. He continues to need suctioning as much as 4 to 5 times per hour during wake time, but requires much less during the night when he is sleeping. He will be going to MUSC later today for a MBS (Modified Barium Swallow) study. This will test his current swallowing functionality […]

Monday, July 25th, 2005

Caden had a good week. He/we had an appointment with the pediatric surgeon earlier this week at MUSC. This appointment was used to get Caden checked out, and get Sherry and me trained on how to replace/change Caden’s g-tube. This was a very interesting visit to MUSC today the least. The intent of this training […]

Monday, July 18th, 2005

You can read the details on the Contact Us page that tells you how to receive an email each time Caden’s Page is updated. After looking at the Contact Us page you may wonder if I am worried about publishing our address on the Internet. No, not really. If you have a registered phone number […]

Saturday, July 16th, 2005

You can see from the picture that he is sitting almost unassisted. He actually sat for about two minutes in this position on Thursday for the physical therapist. The therapist was amazed at Caden’s progress in this area. His interactions and responses to things around him are increasing daily. The past few days have been […]

Wednesday, July 13th, 2005

DrakesPlease pray for the Drakes! Amy called me late this afternoon from the hospital. Amy was involved in a car crash this afternoon with her two boys in the back seat. I had asked you to pray for the Drakes last week because Amy (pregnant with twins) had been put on modified bed rest. She […]