Wednesday, January 02, 2008

Update on Andy

Cindy sent an email letting us know how he is doing:
Just an update to let you know that we are finally home from the hospital.
Andy did have another seizure Thursday night, but then Friday morning he started drinking Coca Cola and was able to keep that and 4 bits of Vanilla pudding down. Sat, Sun & Mon he as able to keep real food and milk and water down and all of his medicines.
He is still having blood pressure issues and is on medicine for that and 2 seizure med. He is being weaned off of 1 and onto the other 1 over the next 8 days.
The good thing is we are home now and he is getting stronger and able to play.
Praise God.
WE have to continue blood draw checkups to monitor his liver function (due to the medicine) and his kidneys to make sure the inflammation clears out of them and they continue to function ok.
The Drs. said hopefully in 3 months he will be fine and everything will be cleared out and he will get to go off all of his medicine and be back to normal. He is also on a very LOW sodium diet. That is fun because everything he is used to eating has salt in it, so we are changing that too.
So now I am a part time nurse too :) :)
Thanks for all of your prayers and support during this rough time we have went though.


Alex said...

I'm glad to hear that he is home. I will continue to keep them in my thoughts and prayers. Thank you for the update, I was wondering how he was doing!

KC said...

That is wonderful news.. the seizure meds are scary and the blood drawls to check is never fun.. but with the right dose they do wonders. Princess was treated with them for 3 years under the care of an Akron childrens doctor named Dr Timmons.
I'll continue to pray for him.

Shaunda said...

I'm soooo glad to hear that he is HOME! We will continue to pray...