Archive for September, 2010

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Caden has been moved out of the PICU (Pediatric Intensive Care Unit) into a regular private room (new wing) of the MUSC Children’s Hospital. That is the good news.  The bad news is that he popped a 102.6 fever this evening.  His heart rate has been very high as a result.  There has been no […]

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Folks who have been to our house lately have met Caden’s Skunk. It is a stuffed animal he chose from the gift shop during a trip to the SC Aquarium.  The skunk actually went to the operating room with Caden today.  The skunk even got his own ID bracelet. It was very cute.  Now that […]

Sunday, September 26th, 2010

Tuesday is the big day. Caden is scheduled for another major surgery this week. He will be getting VEPTR rods placed in his back on both sides of his spine. These rods will be attached to the rear of his rib cage at the top and to his pelvis on the bottom end of the […]

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

We have received some inquiries on the results of the visit to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.  We did visit Cincinnati Children’s as planned during our recent vacation. We saw two clinics. We didn’t really hear anything new in terms of ideas to get Caden to swallow from the first clinic (ENT).  Caden’s local ENT doc had […]