As of a 4 month post op update, she is doing great! And as you can see, healing quite nicely! We have also just dropped her PT down to every 3 weeks. She was measured today at PT, and her range of motion has gone from 10 to 30/40. Thats HUGE improvement!! Her PT guy does mostly cranial sacral massage/technique.
School ended, summer began with lots of rain… I mean, lots!! We have had some flooding in our area… our backyard is really big, so it was never got close to the house… and after this first flood in the pics below, the kids never played in it again… I was too worried about mosquitos.
We also started a garden, mostly seeds planted. It took awhile to get itself started due to all the rain, but has you can see… it is thriving now!! The kids are excited about all the veggies that are blooming.
In the CT pics above, the one is 2 days before surgery. Then the other two are her 3 month post op… its hard to see the change, and to the everyday person, your pretty much looking at hardware.
|We celebrated "great" CT results with Snow Cones!|
We then headed to Dallas for a Rheumatology appointment. That appointment went great, the doctor we saw was great too, and they decided to test Kaylie for a few more things. Those results have come back normal, but the Rheum doctor told me to not always focus on the bloodwork, that things can come back normal… just not be showing up yet. But for now… things are good… so we are leaving it at that. We won't see her again, unless symptoms flare up more. One concern she had about Kaylie's EDS is her ankles, I guess they are "rolling" pretty bad… she suggested that Kaylie wear tennis shoes more often with special inserts to help strengthen and stabilize her ankles better.
|Just the girls went down to Dallas.|
|Waiting for the doctor...|
Coco, our other Chi, just loves him. They play all day, or at least until Okie zonks out!
Our 4th of July was very low key… we did the neighborhood thing, then went swimming, then saw a local fireworks show. It was nice, and relaxing.