Well, things are looking really good. The kids and I had a video chat with my dad this afternoon. Oh how wonderful to see his smile and hear his “I love you” and oh he was saying everyone’s names. I could tell he was frustrated several times not being able to think of a word. And a couple times he got confused about the girls’ names. I couldn’t tell if he was just mistaking Sophie for Bella, which isn’t hard to do on a small phone screen with poor lighting, or confusing the names.
Right before we chatted with him he’d taken a shower all on his own. The PT and OT have cleared him so they are just waiting on the doctor and speech therapist, but it looks like he might be able to go home soon and do the speech therapy as an outpatient.
Oh I wish I could hop on a plane to visit. It’s hard being so far away. But reassuring to know things are going so well.
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