This week has resulted in severe facial pain for Lenny. He saw the doctor and they took X Rays and started him on 2 new medications to help dull the nerve pain and an antibiotic just in case there is any infection starting. We hope to find out more next week on what is causing the pain and any chance of it getting better.
As you read last week the doctor told Lenny no standing on his legs until we see him again on July 13th. Lenny started therapy at Casa Colina and because of his weight bearing status his OT therapist just pretty much gave up on him. She said there was no point in working with him if he can't stand, which I was pretty much disappointed in. They could have helped strengthen his arms more, but they are the experts. His PT has changed to be pool therapy which he starts next week until he can put pressure on his legs again.
It is so amazing to see how far he has came since we got home. He is pretty self sufficient now for most things with his electric scooter which gets him all around the house. His head and leg incisions are about 90% healed and now we are working on moving the scars around to make sure the scar tissue gets broken up.
With the neck collar off now he has starting growing back his goatee, which makes him very happy, so right now he is all scruffy growing back all that hair! He also started stretching his ears again to get those earring back in. How nice it feels to be getting back to normal!
Other then that just another week of healing has passed which is Fantastic!
Now if I can transfer your prayers to Alaina's son Noah for the next weeks ahead. He is going in for his Bone Marrow Transplant on July 1st with a 40% chance of success rate, so he really needs your prayers!
Love, Lenny and Nancy