- Mason's baby dedication at church! It was awesome to have both sets of grandparents in town for that special time! :)
- The same day, we had the honor of attending the "Medals 4 Mettle" ceremony at Cardinal Glennon - a very generous and thoughtful medical student, Justin, volunteered to run the St. Louis Marathon in honor of Mason, and awarded him the medal he won for finishing (he did the half marathon). The ceremony was to award the courage of kiddos like Mason and what the go through each day...it was very cool! Thanks again Justin!
- We also had several pediatrician appointments, an endocrinology/thyroid follow-up (yes Mason's TSH is abnormally high which we figured was the reason he was able to gain so much weight on so few calories but the docs had never heard of a baby having this without it being caught on the newborn screen so we are waiting to find out on a re-test if he will be getting treatment for it; we sure hope he can since hypothyroidism can hold back development), a genetics appointment (more on that in a later post), kidney ultrasound, g-tube size check, gastroenterology appointment, nursery follow-up, labwork (actually both boys had some labs because Micah has also been dealing with some yucky GI pain and chronic mouth ulcers but thankfully the tests ruled out the really bad stuff - inflammatory bowel disease; he does have some kind of undefined hypermobility syndrome though and that might be part of the trouble), neurology appointment and PT assessment. Mason's due for shots next week.
"BLESSINGS" by Laura Story :) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1CSVqHcdhXQ&feature=related