Started Outpatient Physical Therapy Today! We are very pleased that we were able to find a really great facility that can provide physical therapy for Sharon and will accept her insurance. Her therapist, Lucas is obviously really good at his work and offered lots of optimism and encouragement as well.
Sharon has been home since January 28th and is doing well. At this time, she still has almost no movement in her right arm and hand. She is still having a lot of difficulty with speaking. Jack has been a great help, keeping up with her while I’m away at work a few hours each … Read more
Arrived at the hospital at 11:00 AM to find Sharon all packed up and ready to go. A little while later, a nurse informed us that because two of her medications were changed, the doctor wanted her to stay for another day so they could monitor her blood pressure. Upon hearing this, Sharon became very … Read more
Today, Jack and I went for training at the Rehab hospital. We participated in both speech therapy and physical therapy. Sharon keeps making good progress in all areas every day!
Sharon is set for discharge this Saturday! She is doing extremely well with all of her therapy sessions. Tomorrow (Thursday), Jack and I will go through training from 9:00 AM to noon.
Sharon was very excited today to let me know that she is now able to have solid food! One of the therapists told me that she even had a few sips of coffee today, and that she loved it! I had arranged to meet with Janice, Sharon’s RN Case Manager this afternoon. We met in … Read more
Today I met Sharon’s speech therapist. She said that Sharon is doing really well and making great progress! After that, we took a wheelchair ride down to the first floor and spent some time outdoors, along the front area of the hospital. She really enjoyed getting some fresh air and sunshine! We haven’t yet heard … Read more
Sharon’ speech is getting a little better. She’s talking more and, every now and then, is able to get a whole sentence out. While visiting today, a nurse came in to do a routine blood pressure check. Her BP is 124/70. Yesterday she asked me to bring a new toothbrush, toothpaste and her favorite deodorant. … Read more
Progress! Today Sharon’s Physical Therapist was primarily focused on getting her right arm and hand working again. We also took a short walk in the hallway with the the therapist holding onto Sharon and with me following close behind with a wheelchair. She did great! She is making good progress with her speech as well.