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Updates From Dawn

11-18-18. 13:45

Hello Everyone, Steve, Brian, Jennica, and I drove to Lock Haven on Friday night for the 11th annual Play for Brian.  As we were getting close to Lock Haven, Brian was getting more and more excited. He was saying to Jennica “This is where I set my bowling record, this is where we used to…
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11-12-2018. 1 9:10

 Hello everyone.  I wanted to write and let everyone know the results from our three weeks down at Kennedy Krieger Institute.  We finished up on Friday and Brian had his evaluations from both his PT and his OT. As we usually expect when we come down, the therapists were able to find progress in his…
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10-29-2018. 09:15

 Good morning Alll, We are on our way to Kennedy and I wanted to share a quick note about an activity that Brian did last week. His PT put e-stim on his arm muscles and had him doing push-ups. The stim activated his muscles allowing him to complete the push ups.  It was a pretty…
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10-23-2018. 21:20

 Hello Everyone, Today is the end of our second day at our six month Kennedy Krieger Institute visit.  Steve and I can tell that we are getting older as the days seem to go slower and last longer till we get home at night. Yesterday Brian had evaluations from both his OT and his PT.…
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10-3-2018. 16:30

Hello Everyone, Today is Steve’s birthday so I thought that would be a good time to update all on his condition and the results of his MRI.  He saw his doctor who looked at his MRI.  The doctor feels he tore the popliteus or literal muscle.  That is why there was so much pain and…
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9-19-18. 17:39

Hello all, I haven’t written for some time because our household has been rather crazy during the month of August. Steve is still trying to heal from the clot that accumulated in his knee, still using a crutch, and still in a lot of pain. He saw the doctor again today and the doctor gave…
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7-22-18. 18:35

Hello All, since it is such bad weather outside,  I thought I would take a few minutes to update everyone on the situation in our house. Steve was handling his knee replacement very well until two weeks ago and he had a setback. We saw the doctor twice in two days and he had a…
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7-1-2018 21:34

Hello All, Today is the tenth anniversary of Brian’s accident.  As I look back over the last ten years, it has been quite a journey thus far for our family.  We have had very low points as well as very high points.  I know that each person looking back on his life will see the…
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6-24-18 7:30

Good morning All,  It has been a hectic and topsy-turvy three weeks around here since my last post. In addition to the electricity going off and messing up Brian’s house settings, the motherboard in our refrigerator got zapped and so the whole refrigerator went down.  I moved as much as possible to the small refrigerator…
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6-3-2018 16:15

Hello Everyone, I finally brought Steve home from the hospital today around noon. He was supposed to be discharged on Friday and they kept him Friday night because he was unable to get his pain under control. On the pain scale of 1 to 10, his was about 15.   I thought for sure he…
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