Tina and Bruce’s Story

Site created on August 18, 2019

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Newest Update

Journal entry by Nick Engler

Small update! Good update! 

Tina has continued to be converstional throughout the last couple days! Today she got to eat a real breakfast for the first time. She had pancakes with syrup, eggs and hasbrows! She swallowed like a champ with no aspiration. They have to keep the “boxing” mits on her hands though. Nick and I think she keeps wanting to pull the trach out so that’s why they’re on.  She looked down at her hands while the mits were on and said “ what the f#^* are these.” :)  

In other good news the trach is set to be closed and removed on Monday!!!! Huge news. 

That’s all we have for now. Thought we would spread the news! 

Tessa and Nick
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