Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Update


We took Izzy to see Dr. Wright in Bethany today to consult about botox injections because her left foot is causing problems and the botox
was really effective last time. He agreed that she needed it and then
after examining her legs, he ordered a x-ray of her hips because he is
concerned about her left hip. There is a possibility that it could be
out of socket with is a very common occurrence for her condition. We are
taking a proactive approach to this news and are doing things now to
try to help the situation. Thebotox is scheduled for April 2 and we
will have the x-ray done before that. Please pray for the x-ray to
reveal that her hip is fine and that there is no need for more
aggressive treatments. He also discussed doing an eeg on her. We decided to get past this first and then decide. The last eeg we did was in dallas. We took her off the phenobarbital because there were no seizures. Matt asked the dr.
about her startles and left turn laughs. He suggested that if she is
having seizures they could interfere with progress because they interrupt her brain's process. Please pray that she is not having seizures and will not need anything further for this.

I talked to her pediatrician this afternoon and she is going to schedule
the x-ray etc. She has also decided to go ahead and prescribeambien.
Izzy went to school today. She seemed to have a good day. She really likes
all the little boys in her class, so much so that her ST, Margaret is
doing her therapy in the classroom. She gets mad if you take her away
from the other kids.

We went to horse therapy Monday. She did so well riding Opie. She sat up tall and rode for about 30 minutes. Opie was almost running so it was a workout for us all :)
Even Joy noticed that Izzy is really looking more and saw improved cognition.

Isabelle is so healthy, she is so beautiful and she is so sweet. She is a little
doll. I feel like an expectant mother, waiting for the birth of the
baby. I am waiting and expectant that she is going to blossom and that
she is going to do great.

Please keep her in your prayers.

I love you, Lord; you are my strength.
The Lord is my rock, my fortress, and my savior;
my God is my rock, in whom I find protection.
He is my shield, the strength of my salvation, and my stronghold.
I will call on the Lord, who is worthy of praise,
for he saves me from my enemies.
Psalms 18:1-3

5 comments:

sunfivets said...
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Luke's Mom said...

Thank you for the update on Izzy. It sounds like you've been busy lately. I am praying that all turns out okay with the x-ray on her hips. I'm also praying that the EEG will show no seizure activity.

I've thinking about starting Luke with some hippotherapy, I just need to find a place close by. He has been doing great with his sitting up lately, I'm hoping that he will be ready for a ride on a horse.

I continue to pray that God will heal Izzy completely and restore her back to her old self. May God give you sweet rest as you continue to trust in His perfect timing.

Love in Christ,
Sue

jdoriot said...

Oh...I'm praying right along with you!~ What a dear child she is and what a dear mother you are!! I think it's great that she likes to be in her classroom...good for her. And I'm glad she is enjoying the riding therapy! Would it be ok if I posted a link to Izzy's blog? My husband and I have a small ministry called Gus'Gang and this is where I would place the link. Check it out and let me know! I'd love to let others know of Izzy so they could pray along with us! www.gusgang.blogspot.com

Luke's Mom said...

I'm just curious to know if you have an update on Izzy's x-rays. I'm also wondering if the Ambiem is making any difference?

Love in Christ,
Sue

Collin said...

Hi Izzy,
Thanks for signing my guest book.

Lots is going on with you I wish we could be there this month, you have been so busy, mommie says she hardly gets to talk to your mommy, but they keep trying.

Plane tickets are a really good price right now, maybe soon we can swing it to come and spend a week or 2 with you. We will have such fun.

"trust in the Lord and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture" ~Psalm 37.3

Hope,Prayers and love, Collin