Happy 1 Year Hearing Age To My Little Man!!!!!!!!

Well a year ago today was when A heard for the first time!!!! I cannot believe that a year has gone by already because it feels like yesterday that we were all really excited about getting him “turned on”. The cochlear implant is the best thing that has been done for him yet. I am so amazed at how well he has done and how he hears EVERYTHING!!!! I am still getting him to work on saying mama but it hasn’t happened yet! LOL

Some more exciting news about A. He got his first haircut two days ago!!! Mommy finally gave in and cut it off. Daddy and I did it together and I have to say that I am VERY happy with the results!!! He looks so much older and more like a little man.

Here is before…say bye bye to that long hair!



After his shower…

That is about all of the exciting news around here. A continues with his episodes at night and continues with turning blue during the day. I happy to say that FINALLY the team at Sick Kids replied to my email that I sent two weeks ago Friday. They are concerned and want to see him in clinic. I emailed them back asking what their thoughts were and what the plan was because I wasn’t going to waste my time going to Toronto so that we could sit there and look at each other. As well I told her that I wanted the date for his next sleep study, ENT followup and genetics.

Now, just needing all you guys to pray again. Auntie A (my brothers fiance) is in ICU right now and is very sick. She was diagnosed about 8-10 weeks ago with cardiomyopathy with a heart function of 20. Well she is now at 17 and is having a tough time. I’ll tell you though, her spirit is AMAZING!!!! She is only 25 years old and needs all the prayers she can get right now. Thanks everyone.


7 responses

  1. The Sharpe Squad

    NICE haircut!! Congrats on the hearing birthday, too!! You guys deserve some happy times!

    July 9, 2008 at 5:04 pm

  2. Melissa

    OMG Lovin’ the hair little man! Mommy did a good job. You look so handsome as always 🙂I will continue to keep Andrea in my thoughts. It is just so scary to think about such a young woman having to deal with this. Makes you really think about how short life is. (((Hugs)))

    July 9, 2008 at 6:34 pm

  3. huether family

    hey girl, love the haircut he looks so cute!!i’m sorry to hear that your brother and his girlfriend are having rough times, i will pray for her. If you or your brother need anything let me know, i’m here for you guysmiss yalove mandi

    July 9, 2008 at 6:41 pm

  4. BusyLizzyMom

    He looks so handsome. He looks even older now. I hope they can help Andrea, there are so many new things now hopefully they can find out what she needs. Is she in the Hamilton General?

    July 11, 2008 at 2:07 am

  5. Justinich Family

    Cute haircut. I hope that you get somethings accomplished in Toronto next week. I will be thinking of Andrea and hope that she can pull through this

    July 12, 2008 at 4:58 am

  6. Nathali

    He looks so handsome!! I can’t believe it’s been a year. It feels like yesterday, reading about him getting his CI. We’ll be praying for Andrea!!!

    July 12, 2008 at 10:00 pm

  7. Jacolyn

    Love the new haircut!! What a handsome young man!

    July 17, 2008 at 12:27 pm

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