The Spring season has been a very busy one for us to say the least. Fortunately we have many wonderful things to look forward to and with that of course comes all of the responsibilities, organizing and planning it takes to get to all of those wonderful things that are coming in the next few months.
For starters Sam has surgery this Friday. He is getting his ear tubes replaced and his strabismus corrected. This involves two separate procedures in which Sam will have to be under general anesthesia and intubated. Though both procedures are small the whole intubation process scares me to death. As I've explained before Sam's lungs do not work the same way typical developers do so intubation is a serious thing.
In the meantime... We are preparing for our next bundle of joy to arrive sometime in June, we are building a house, moving in August, trying to get Sam evaluated and into school for September, trying to transfer nurse service, medicaid service in addition to our insurance coverage, medical equipment service, find Sam great therapy for after school, find new doctors, figuring out employment for myself, and I am sure there are about 100 other things I am just not thinking of at the moment. I have to say though I am so lucky I have the best partner in the world. And... we have a lot of support from family and friends so as stressful as this time may sound we have it for the most part under control because of all of the wonderful people we have helping us.
Here's a picture of Sam doing therapy with his SLP. That contraption around his neck is something our fabulous SLP devised to give Sam head and neck support so he can swallow more efficiently during therapy.