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big_daddy_d
10-25-2007, 07:13 PM
pic taken a couple months ago http://picasaweb.google.com/dorkousIII/NoahPictures02/photo#5095397744950018786

Ok been a while and I got a few IM's asking about him. Noah is doing a lot better than the docs here expected. He's now over 16 lbs and still growing. Started on solid food at 4 months old. They finally got the clubbed foot straightened out. Now he's in a brace for the next 9 months or so to ensure that it doesn't turn back in. The hernia they thought he had ended up being calcifications that fooled everyone so no surgical intervention required there. He still has to have surgery around June of next year to correct the tethered spinal cord, his heart condition is not progressing or regressing so they are happy with that. He's doing all the things a child his age should be doing developmentally so we can't complain. I can't begin to thank everyone here enough who has shown my family their support with prayers words of encouragement. I'll definitely keep you all updated as things change!

Jegger24
10-25-2007, 07:23 PM
Glad to hear things are getting a little better BigDaddy! You have a gorgeous family! Hang in there, we're all praying for ya'.

Oscum Guy
10-25-2007, 07:24 PM
awesome! great news

STRIKEFIRST
10-25-2007, 07:33 PM
rock on man!!

SupaSnipa
10-25-2007, 07:41 PM
Swett news man!

durrell
10-25-2007, 09:52 PM
Awesome news, he's been in my prayers. Seems like everyone is getting good news lately! :D

big_daddy_d
10-25-2007, 10:21 PM
Awesome news, he's been in my prayers. Seems like everyone is getting good news lately! :D
I know, hopefully this trend of everyone gettin good news stays up :D

vikingshadow
10-26-2007, 04:43 AM
That's wonderful! Glad to hear your great news!

bamf-hacker
10-26-2007, 04:47 AM
Great news buddy :thumbup:

Ace24
10-26-2007, 07:39 AM
I'm glad to hear. I've been praying for you and your family.

The Pumper
10-26-2007, 11:20 AM
I'm glad Noah is doing better. I only hope for good things to continue happening until full recovery. :)

timmyshoota
10-26-2007, 11:39 AM
Your kids have some cool eyes. :up:

MVS1
10-26-2007, 03:12 PM
Great too hear that he's doing so well, thanks for the update. Keep you guys in our prayers.

newkid
10-26-2007, 06:43 PM
glad to hear the good news

Theheroguy
10-26-2007, 06:46 PM
glad to see that they can work these out better now

leed
10-27-2007, 10:33 PM
Your kids have some cool eyes. :up:

My thoughts exactly.

On another note, I'm very glad to hear the news! I have grown accustomed to getting giddy when I hear about good news from babies who struggle. I guess that comes in hand with working in the ICN.