Erm yeah, I have been busy with all sorts of things so haven’t really remembered to update the blog. I am hoping to do better next month, really. I am going to at least try to get back into doing Wordless Wednesday. Anyways, we are still around, just haven’t had much time to post on the blog due to life being hectic and such. Here is a picture of the small ones from Thanksgiving, I’ll try to get some more recent pictures up soon.
So we kind of missed Sully’s 18 month appointment by a few months, and his 15 month well child visit completely. Anyways he went to the doctor today for his late 18 month appointment. He is 24 pound 7 ounces which puts him around the 20th percentile for weight. He is 33 1/4th inches which puts him around the 75 percentile for height. He is doing great.
At birth he was 9 pounds 4 ounces and 22 inches
At one month he was 11 pounds 3 ounces and 23 inches
At 2 months he was 13 pounds and 24 inches
At 4 months he was 15 pounds 2 ounces
At 5 months he was 16 pounds 3 ounces and 26 1/2 inches
At 6 months he was 17 pounds 8.5 ounces and 26 1/2 inches
At 9 months he was 19 pounds 5.5 ounces and 29 inches
At 12 months he was 20 pounds 9 ounces and 30 1/2 inches
At 20 months he was 24 pounds 7 ounces and 33 1/4 inches
It’s been 6 months now since that horrible day when Eloise came downstairs to say, “Desmond fell out the window.” It’s been 6 months since the worry, since the calling of 911, the quick response, the airlift to John Hopkins Children Center. 6 months since we heard, the first 72 hours are the most crucial time. 6 months since the first blood infusion. 6 months since your hair was shaved so the doctors could fix your head. In 6 months you have gone from this:
To a 5 1/2 year old, where it is not obvious that you even had an accident. You’ve had you hair cut, you’ve gone Trick or Treating, you’ve gone down a waterslide. Other then the obvious hyperness and inability to stay focused and still, there are no other obvious repercussions from the accident.
We have a lot of doctor appointment in the next few weeks, and they will all be thrilled to see how amazing you are doing, only 6 months since your accident. An accident that could have cost you your sight, your ability to walk, talk or even your life. 6 months since we had a little miracle occur and you healed so that there are few reminders of 6 months ago!
So today for reading Desmond was suppose to read a story from his story book. He stated that he wanted to read a Batman story instead. So being a nice Mommy I wrote up a quick little Batman story for him with words I know he has seen before and blended. He read all 7 sentences by himself with just a drop of help from me! Here is the story he read today:
Batman ran at the cat.
The cat was bad.
Batman hit the bad cat.
The bad cat bit Batman.
Batman got the cat.
The cat was not a cat.
It was a rat!
I think I may need to write him up a few more Batman stories, since he seems to enjoy them, and is willing to read them without fuss.