Mar 302011
My son came home today.  Thank you all for keeping him in your thoughts and prayers.   Thank you again to those who helped me w/the giveaway. There has only been one other time I was ever so scared of losing him.  That was back 27 yrs. ago, when he had his first brain surgery at 3 weeks of age, to remove the tumor which never was completely removed as he began to hemorrhage.  He’s had many surgeries and illnesses over the years; but this one…this one was the utmost worst experience we’ve encountered.  I wish I could save other families from ever going through what we just went through….but I can’t.  I can only offer them support and will whenever I can.  To put a face to the name you have all prayed for…I am changing my profile picture…the new picture is a pic of Ryan and I.  It’s a picture that was printed in NH Disabilities Rights Center 1/4ly newsletter a couple years ago, when I did a interview for the newsletter 🙂
To give you an idea of what my Ryan is like when he’s feeling well:
Someone posted on my personal Facebook…
so happy, I bet he is too.”  
My response: 
Happy isn’t the word…he’s a friggin’ pistol tonight! I have gotten more hugs, more kisses…more I O U’s (I love you) than one can count. I am surprised the whole city of Concord couldn’t hear him when he saw the van pull up to the entrance by the cafeteria…he was just roaring…:-)! I had the LNA give him a treat….a Devil Dog… just a couple minutes ago…he saw the package and began to say “umm umm umm umm umm” before the package was even open! He’s just too funny. This is cute…the Intensivist who discharged him was checking his vitals just before we left. He couldn’t grab her so he brings his arms into himself and goes ouuuuuuu…she thought she was hurting him…I told her no…he’s hugging you. She goes….”he’s a hoot!” Then he starts blowing her kisses. He certainly has his way of being known and remembered! 

Chapter:  Intubation for pneumonia…CLOSED!

Again, thank you for all your support!

  12 Responses to “He’s HOME !!”

Comments (12)
  1. So glad to hear he's home and doing so much better!

  2. Thank you Judy! 🙂

  3. Yay! I'm glad he is back home.

  4. I am going to have to bring him a box of Devil Dogs as a belated bday gift when I get up there:)

  5. You will be his best friend! Amazing as to what makes Ryan tick.

  6. Love your photo! So much love there! Glad all is well.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog to say hello. 🙂

  7. Thanks Wendy!

  8. Wow. You're quite a woman! I have the greatest respect for you and your commitment to your son. I am keeping you both in my prayers. God bless.
    Thanks for following me; I'm now following you too.

  9. Thanks Sharon…thanks for the prayers and the follow. I am looking forward to reading your posts. Have a great weekend!

  10. sounds like you have been through a lot! Glad to hear he is home…prayers never hurt…and it is a comfort to know that there are so many of us out there willing to pray…isn't blog land a great place to find support?
    I am here to return the follow…and happy to do so!

  11. Tootsie…thank you so much! Blog land is a fabulous place to find support…I've never belonged to a community where one finds so much support! And we all know…there is a time in our lives when we need support…no matter how little or big the situation may be one always crops up when you least expect it. I'm looking forward to reading your posts.

  12. what a beautiful, amazing son you have! my son has Autism and I work in the sped community (currently student teaching in resource but been everywhere or so it seems). Aren't these good days the best!? I'm glad to hear a happy story and share your joy with you! =)

    I'm a new follower from TammyTwoCents. Find me @ <3

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