This, guy right here is still not walking yet. This recovery from necrotizing pneumonia is taking way to long. I thought he would be walking by now. It has been six months now altogether. Therapy is going okay but it takes 20 minutes for him to get warmed up. I am so mad at the doctors at John Hopkins for taking so long to diagnose him.
Superman would like to thank everyone for all the wonderful cards he has been getting. He continues to get stronger every day. He is still not walking on his own or eating a regular diet. Superman is still recieving most of his feeds through the nasal gastric tube. The rate he going he will never be on a regular diet. He likes to hold the yogurt, pudding, or applesauce in his mouth instead of swallowing it and ends coughing because of it. He is still getting breathing treatments as well.
Superman came home yesterday by ambulance. He is not cleared for car traveling yet. He still has his NG tube in and we have to cathe him now because one of his medications is causing him not to be able to urinate. So we had to get trained on the NG tube replacement and cathing him. Which is harder than we thought it would be. But we are home and that is all that matters. He seems to be adjusting to home life okay. Thanks for all the prayers and positive thoughts. Superman loves and appreciates all the love from everyone.
Today is the first day I can say things are headed in the right direction. Superman got cleaned up by mommy today. We are having a family meeting Wednesday at 6:30. He is even starting look better finally. I have not been feeling good myself, been dealing with a toothache for some time now. It is finally starting to feel better. He looks so handsome with his hair spiked up. Thanks again for all the prayers and positive thoughts. Much love from Superman and his family.
Superman Dylan would like to thank everyone for the wonderful get well cards and Christmas cards. He is sitting up in a chair today, but he still managed to find away to get them legs up. Oh yeah, not mention we are now on day 31 at John Hopkins picu. Thanks again for the prayers and positive thoughts! Superman loves you!💜
Superman is starting to get back to himself. He went down to IR yesterday and had another chest tube put in his right lung so that makes two chest tubes now. They are supposed to remove the first one sometime today. He was up most of the night coughing up secretions and being suctioned through a nasal trumpet. He has been having a few more seizures, they only last about 30 seconds. He sounds horrible. I still dont get how long it took to diagnose him with necrotizing pneumonia. I want everyone for all the prayers and positive thoughts. Please continue to pray and send positive thoughts.
We are now on day 25 since Superman was admitted to John Hopkins. Today is the first day he has been in a chair since being here. He still sounds really congested. They do breathing treatments four times a day and suctioning him out regularly. He was supposed to go down to IR to have a procedure done yesterday but they couldn’t fit him in. So he is suppose to go Monday. Hopefully they don’t cancel it again. He is still really week. Please continue to pray and send positive thoughts. Thanks all the prayers and positive thoughts. 💜