Keith Worthington's Journal
Written Aug 17, 2010 2:12pmHello everyone...Keith is turning 16 on Friday August 20th. Wow...So we are having a party at the house Saturday August 21 at 5 pm if you would like to stop by...Thanks. Keith has botox injections in his legs tomorrow. He has had some trouble walking and cannot stand straight. The good news is he now 150 lbs. Keith is starting school August 31st and it will be the first time in 10 months that he has been in school. Last fall he had a tudor 5 hours a week after he came home from the hospital. Of course, he will be going half days to school since he gets tired and has 5 to 8 appointment a week. I hope to see you this weekend.
Written Jun 2, 2010 8:43pmI am sorry that I have not posted for a few months. Keith has been busy with OT, PT, and speech. He is walking, talking, and laughing alot. Keith attempts to run away from his teacher and staff. Of course, he laughs while he is trying to get away. Keith's weight is 142 now...He eats nonstop somedays and getting his strength back. He does not need his wheelchair too much now. Keith will be on the Children's Miracle Network telethon June 5th about 5:00 pm.
Written Apr 15, 2010 12:26pmKeith had his botox injections yesterday. It was a trip back to Meritcare PICU. I was nervous about going back. Keith had many visitors and was happy to see all the PICU staff. Keith was sedated for the procedure. I was worried when his oxygen level dropped to mid 80's, but he was given oxygen and he was back up to normal in a few minutes. His blood pressure also dropped, so he was given IV fluids and we were home by 12:30 pm.
Keith took his first two steps on his own yesterday since October 19th. I was amazed. Today he walked on his own down the hallway and outside..about 50 ft. Tomorrow he has his first pool theraphy.
Macy spiked up Keith's hair today..got new pics. He is looking good.
Thank you for the prayers and support.