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Hello Kathy. It is going to be a loooong summer here. Gage, my racer broke his tibia and growth plate on Saturday during practice. We are still awaiting a referral from our insurance to go see a specialist. This is a child who does not sit still (ever) and his favorite pastime is annoying his mother and little brother.
How is the weather there? We have been having 100+ days already.
Hope everyone else is doing well and has a great summer!
Sea, great on the weight gain! I bet she is cute as a "button"!
My boys are doing well. Trace (w/cf) has lost a few pounds. In the summertime his appetite isn't the best, I think it has to do with the heat.
Everyone else doing well?
Post Edited (Sea 2) : 7/15/2006 1:12:21 AM (GMT-6)
Hello everyone! Trace is still suffering with the heat. We have a heat advisory all week long. 103 yesterday at 7pm. At least we have been getting some much needed rain.
Gage's foot is not healing well at all. He is being put into a full bent leg cast. The child will not stay off of his foot. The doc. thinks that the damage may have already been done and non repairable due to his not wearing the boot and using his crutches. Uugggh! Teenagers....they think they know everything.
Great on Lea being in the paper and on her steady weight gain!
I haven't heard from faithful in awhile. Hope all is well.
Hi Sorry to hear that Gage is still having trouble with his foot. I hope it is a bit cooler so that Trace feels a bit better. It has actually been quite hot here for the past week. Leah is still 13lb 10oz. Probably due to the heat. My daughter has been unwell this week with a virus that has given her breathing problems and a weak arm. She is feeling down again especially as Leah being in the paper has made the cf seem more real than ever. It's amazing how many people didn't know already. Some don't say anything, others try to make light of it, others sympathise and some just don't seem to understand and question everything that the paper said as if they are telling fibs. Still I am on holiday for a while now so I am hoping to be able to help out more than usual.
Hope people are keeping as well as possible.
Hello Sea. Yes, I think the heat has a lot to do with appetite and weight management. I found that fruit and salads are great for the summer time, but if your children/babies are anything like mine, they do not like salads and fruits. I have been pumping mine with Carnation breakfast drinks.
Hope your daughter gets to feeling better physically and emotionally. I find that a good therapist can do wonders and is a great way to vent. I can totally relate to the different reactions that people have when they learn of my son's illness. The one that gets me the most is the "he doesn't look sick" comments. I think people just react differently in their only little ways. They all mean well.
Sea, that is really good news, (not a pebble, now a stone - how cute) LOL!
Good news for Gage - he is out of the cast and the ortho said he is very lucky - no surgery. Trace is doing very well also (just wish I could put a couple of "pebbles" on him though).