Monday, November 15, 2010

Trip to Dr Miller, endocrinology, in Gainesville went well. Growth hormone us working and everything else seems to be checking out fine. His last trip to G'ville fir the ophthalmologist also went well.
Aside from a few sinus infections and chronic leg pains Wes is doing well. He is 100% boy! Well except for his desire for homework, Chase and Brandon think this is just crazy! Of course pre-k homework would likely include dress up and snack.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

For anyone who has missed the billboard picture of Wes with the words Big Boy, my boy is officially became a big boy this summer and he is sure to remind this everytime it is convient...like when I tried to bulk him into the car seat, he needs a booster, when he wants to tag along with his brothers biking the neighborhood. When you poo poo in the potty, you deserve to make some big boy calls.
Summer fun! Wes has been a busy little fish this summer. He absolutely loves going underwater, long enough to make everyone in the pool nevous. The moment I pull him up, he is diving back down. Let's just say we are both wore out after a swim.
it has been a summer for camping for our family. Our summer started with a weekend tent camping trip to Ginny Sprngs. The boys tried to spend every waking moment in the springs, but had enough wood time to bring home some red bugs. We then headed to Indian Pass campgrounds for a week of camping and a lot of time in the pool. Red jellys showed up and beach swmming was out. That week we took a camping break for Toy Story 3, which of course Wes is still talking about. Told Chase he is Lots O Hugging bear, because he is always aggravating him.
This week has been full of follow up appointments. Endocrine, orthopedic went very well. I was hoping for more from orthopedic after almost 3 weeks of nightly 2am wakings and sporadic daytime episodes with Wes crying in leg/foot pain. GI ordered a pH probe and gastric emptying scans , which requires an overnight stay. Hate for everyone else that our 2 day trip has been extended, but it is nice that it could be ordered so quick and avoid another trip to Gainseville.
Warning for any grammar or spelling critiquers, this was typed on my phone.
For anyone how has missed the billboard picture of Wes with the word Big Boy, my boy is officially become a big boy this summer and he is sure to remind this everytime it is convient...like when I tried to bulk him into the car seat, he needs a booster, when he wants to tag along with his brothers biking the neighborhood. When you poo poo in the potty, you deserve to make some big boy calls.
Summer fun! Wes has been a busy little fish this summer. He absolutely loves going underwater, long enough to make everyone in the pool nevous. The moment I pull him up, he is diving back down. Let's just say we are both wore out after a swim.
it has been a summer for camping for our family. Our summer started with a weekend tent camping trip to Ginny Sprngs. The boys tried to spend every waking moment in the springs, but had enough wood time to bring home some red bugs. We then headed to Indian Pass campgrounds for a week of camping and a lot of time in the pool. Red jellys showed up and beach swmming was out. That week we took a camping break for Toy Story 3, which of course Wes is still talking about. Told Chase he is Lots O Hugging bear, because he is always aggravating him.
This week has been full of follow up appointments. Endocrine, orthopedic went very well. I was hoping for more from orthopedic after almost 3 weeks of nightly 2am wakings and sporadic daytime episodes with Wes crying in leg/foot pain. GI ordered a pH probe and gastric emptying scans , which requires an overnight stay. Hate for everyone else that our 2 day trip has been extended, but it is nice that it could be ordered so quick and avoid another trip to Gainseville.

Monday, March 22, 2010


Sitting here at Childrens' Memorial waiting for Wes to come out. It will be a long day, he will have a MRI of brain and spine, then head to CT for CT scan of his head and spine and extension/flexion CT, then up to the OR for a broncoscopy. He will be back for at least 2 1/2 hours. We met with Dr. Rastater, ENT, who is hopeful he will get some answer and a plan concerning his breathing and possibly continued aspiration pneumonia.
He was pretty calm until we walked into the pre-op area. There was a little boy screaming and that all to familiar "tired little tiger" gown. I was able to stay with until he was sedated...that seem to do little to comfort him when he saw the gas mask. Fortunately the gas works fast and he was sleeping peacefully when I left.
Wes loves this song. In the last week, he learned the entire loop of the song last week and sung it on our flight up.
video

Thursday, March 18, 2010




So here I sit another night in front of this computer with the unsure feeling sinking deep into my heart and mind. Really does not matter what the procedure or test and sometimes appointments, I hate to see the fear in his eyes when I hand him over and then comes the waiting... Since I am up, what better time to share a couple pictures of my big 4 year old. Wes had a blast in Atlanta playing in the snow, until the wet cold feeling set in, even then he was a trooper. His brothers showed him how to make snow balls, so everyone got a taste.
He is doing well with his new glasses. No fight to get him to wear his "sunglasses" as he says, all day.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Happy Birthday Wes! He woke up so excited this morning, popped his head up with a smile saying, it's my birthday. Where has the time gone? My baby boys is growing up too fast.
We will party this Saturday and hopefully his daddy will make it home in time for his party. Then Sunday we will be heading to Chicago. Wes is scheduled Monday for MRI and CT scan of his brain and spine in addition to a CT flexion of his neck and a broncoscopy. After last weeks' pneumonia, we were not sure this could still happen, but his fever has broke and he is doing well. Not that the pneumonia slowed him down much. He would just sit in my lap for a quick break and then he was off. He is always a busy little guy. Most of the time playing with his little guys, such an imagination.