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    I just wanted to post a little update:

    Isaiah's finally out of the hospital and into inpatient rehab. He will be having therapies (PT, OT, Speech) twice a day, and they will keep him pretty busy during the week. I'm spending the nights at home because the "bed" they have in the room is the most uncomfy thing I've ever tried to sleep on (and I've slept in a tent without an air mattress). They take good care of him, though, and can call me at any time.

    Caleb was accepted into the school for the performing arts for 7th grade. He's really excited. He is a drummer.

    LOSS MENTIONED: I'm doing pretty well. I had an ER visit a couple of weeks ago for continued bleeding after my m/c, and I was already anemic from the loss, so they put me on the pill. I'm still having occasional breakthrough spotting. I went to see a perinatologist, and he was super nice. He wanted me to get tested for an autoimmune clotting disorder. If I have it, it would explain all of my losses and would be dangerous to get pg again. It can also cause unexpected blood clots at any time, which have the potential to lead to hear attack or stroke at an early age. So, I'm going to get tested. There's a 6% chance of false positive, so if you're positive, you have to redo the test 3 months later.

    Thomas was evaluated and diagnosed with ADHD, Inattentive Type. Nobody is surprised at this, as he has showed symptoms since he was about a year old. I'm going to have a medication evaluation for him. I wanted to hold off, but after seeing him break down in tears because he got lost on his way from his classroom to the office, I felt I had to do something.

    Otherwise, the kids are all doing great. They are all straight A students. The other four have been reacting to Isaiah being gone, but I think they will be doing better once things get settled down a bit. I plan to spend the days at home while Isaiah is in therapy and then visit him from about 4 pm till bed time.

    If you read all of this, thanks for your perseverance.

    Deb ................. DH Norm
    DS Caleb, 13 ...... DS Patrick, 12
    DS Isaiah, 8 ......... DS Thomas, 7

    DD Cherish, 6....... DD Emily, 7\18\13 ....... Ripple, 17
    William, 14 weeks, 4/11/12

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    Yay for Caleb!! Congrats to him! So glad Isaiah is in rehab now. How does he seem to be doing with it so far? I'm sorry the kids seem to be reacting to Isaiah being gone. Totally understandable. Prayers for the autoimmune clotting disorder and that things settle down quickly.

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    Isaiah seems to like rehab. He gets to leave his room a lot. If I'm not here, they won't leave him in his room. They put him in his chair and take him to the nurse's station.

    Deb ................. DH Norm
    DS Caleb, 13 ...... DS Patrick, 12
    DS Isaiah, 8 ......... DS Thomas, 7

    DD Cherish, 6....... DD Emily, 7\18\13 ....... Ripple, 17
    William, 14 weeks, 4/11/12

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2sonsplus1 View Post
    Isaiah seems to like rehab. He gets to leave his room a lot. If I'm not here, they won't leave him in his room. They put him in his chair and take him to the nurse's station.
    That is AWESOME!!! Thank God for that. Glad he is liking it so far.

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    (((hugs))) You've still got so much going on but it definitely seems like things are improving slowly!
    Natalie & Dan - June 2, 2001
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    They used to take my Mom to the nursing station at her retirement home. She loved it there. The nurses would share their sweaters with her sometimes, encourage her to drink and snack as well. I hope Isaiah gets spoiled rotten there too.
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