Thursday, September 18, 2008

It's alive... IT'S ALIVE!!!

Say hello to FrankenRhys

What have Candice and I created?!?! It's a MONSTER!!! Rhysenstein!
Actually Rhys had an EEG today to look at his brain activity to ensure everything is working fine since his brain bleed several weeks ago. We should get the results back in the next couple of days. The doctors want to make sure he is not having any seizures, so they can rule that out as a possibility for him de-satting. The doctors want to single out his lung damage as the culprit for his de-satting. This is just a preventative measure and not a reason for alarm. However, as you can see it is not very fun to look at or watch! He did NOT enjoy having this done! On other news, his primary doctor made the comment it was scary how good Rhys is doing, which made us uneasy and the doctor quickly reassured us it was a good thing. His breathing rate was again reduced from 30 bpm to 25 bpm. The doctor said it is almost time for the breathing tube to come out, and we have "push" him while we have the chance. Whew! this is all just craziness how well little man is doing! It seems we are holding our breath for the roller coaster to change directions. Keep praying for Rhys' continued improvement and his EEG to reveal no seizure activity!
On another note we finally got power back tonight! woo hoo!


Pachar Family said...

So this is the first time I've been able to check on my baby in a while and the pictures made my heart skip a beat. Don't do that to me again! I am so happy to hear that he is doing so well! He looks so good! He is going to be all over the place before we know it! Praise GOD! Kiss him for me. We love ya'll.

Jennie and Bernie McCoy said...

Rhys is truly using those boxing gloves and defeating each obstacle that comes his way...even a hurricane couldn't stop him! :) I'm glad you guys got power back. Bernie and I have been camping at my parents house in Pearland. When things get settled, we would love to see Rhys again! *hugs*

donna granger said...

Shame on you for portraying our Sweet Baby Rhys as a monster!! Tell him his Nonna loves him and doesn't think he looks like frankenwhatever.

Brian said...

LOL - Donna! C&C - Rhysentien? Funny. Glad ya'll have power restored!!! One less thing on your plate to deal with. Send Rhys my love.