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Updates From Dawn


Hello All, I wanted to let everyone know that Steve’s surgery is scheduled for tomorrow at 12:30 PM.  One of our insurance case workers was able to find an agency who will work with us on the hours and needs of Brian.  Two young ladies came in last night for Steve to train them for…
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Hello All, This has been a rough several weeks for us.  Brian’s blisters on his leg popped, but the scabs that started forming looked a little infected so we took him to see the family doctor.  The doctor put him on an antibiotic and told Steve to use Neosporin.   When Steve used it, the blisters…
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5-4-2018. 15:48

Hello All,  We have finished up Brian’s six month bout of care yesterday. Because of his blisters he still was unable to have PT until Monday, and then the therapy had to be very limited to not brush against the blisters. Steve had them all covered but we still had to be careful and so…
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4-23-2018 17:53

Hello All, It has been a rough week here for the Keefer household.  Brian had several of the tests his doctor ordered done on Wednesday.  We still do not have those results.  On Saturday night he was sitting outside with some of his friends by the fireplace.  He was checking his hands to make sure…
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4-18-2018. 09:00

Good morning all, We are into our spring session down at Kennedy Krieger.  So far it has been a trying two days. On our first day, Monday, we sat on I-83 for 25 minutes as there were trees down right before the Shrewsberry exit.  Luckily we allow 1/2 hour for traveling difficulties each day.  We…
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4-2-2018 13:20 paralympian

Hello All, Last week we traveled to KKI for their monthly information session.  This session featured Paralympic swimmer, Jessica Long.  She talked of her journey to the Paralympics as well as a little about her life with prosthetic limbs.  What truly amazed me was that she won her first gold medal in swimming at age 12. …
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3-14-2018. 09:36 Schwann cell trial results

Good morning All, I wanted to take a minute to let you know that there was an article on Facebook about the completion and success of the Schwann cell trial at the Miami project.  This is the trial I have been following closely because I would like to get Brian into it at some point.…
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3-5-2018 21:57 Videos added

Hello Everyone, We have added a few video clips to our new video gallery.  We are trying to slowly add a few clips that will allow all of you to see the progress Brian has made over the last nine years.  As our filming capabilities improve, we will be able to document his progress better.…
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3-1-2018 Lock Haven visit

Hello Everyone, We are back home after our trip to Lock Haven yesterday.  Although it was pouring rain all day and night, Brian had a great day being back on campus.  We had a meet and greet with the track team, and got to spend some time in the lounge that the Homemakover team had…
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2-21-2018 11:25

Hello Everyone, We still have 6 people who have signed up for the posts who have not confirmed their email addresses.  Danny has found two which were entered incorrectly so we then get them corrected.  This is why we confirm the emails.  Also, we confirm so that once they are confirmed, the people can follow…
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