Let me explain what you are looking at. The top picture is Maggie's cyst on her cortex. The picture on the left was taken on July 1st and the picture on the right on August 6th. The bottom picture is of her thalamus. Again the one on the left is from July 1st and the one on the right from August 6th. As you can see, we clearly have improvement but we are not out of the woods yet.
Maggie's rehab recovery mirrors her images. She is getting better everyday but we still have a long way to go. They are trying to train different parts of Maggie's brain to compensate and re-map the function that was controlled by the damaged areas. One way you do that is to take her back through her developmental milestones starting at the beginning. This week we celebrated a modified commando crawl and pulling up. Next week it would be great if she could crawl on her hands and knees and stop locking out her knee when trying to stand. We are also celebrating that she is transitioning between positions better. Like I said, we are better but we are not out of the woods yet.
Trent and I are doing well with the switching off. Our church has been providing meals and that has been really helpful. The big 3 are hanging in there just fine. They do best when I don't make them go anywhere so we are laying low except for when we have to switch. Our projected discharge date is still August 28th. It will be nice to all be together again.
Thank you for continuing to pray.