- Cody found the Neurodevelopment doctors appointment to be very, very, boring.
- Carter loved the (free and volunteer run) sibling playroom at the hospital and it was so much easier for us to engage with the doctor having just Cody with us. – mental note: if I ever get in a position to have time to volunteer and we live near a Children’s Hospital, I want to give back by helping out in this area. When Cody and I were stuck in a hospital room, last year for his 24 hour EEG, there were even volunteers who would come and play with Cody so I could get out of the room for an hour and grab food or just take a walk. Volunteers at Children’s Hospital are such an amazing resource for families.
- We have a referral to see an orthopedic surgeon to discuss the possibility of surgery for Cody’s Achilles tendon. It is just in the thought and talk stage and may never be needed. I hope it is never needed.
- Other than that, Cody has defied the odds and continues to impress the doctor with his growth, development, and personality.
- We saw a sloth bear at the zoo. It was pretty cool.
- The penguins were nice too. Carter found it quite hilarious when one pooped in the water. – mental note: next time we go swimming, remind the boys that they are not penguins and that it would not be funny for them to poop in the pool.
- We took the boys to Ivar’s for the first time ever; Cody loved the fries, Carter loved the fish. Carter pronounced the animal crackers that came with their meal to be “too crunchy” (I guess if they are going to be “too” something, crunchy would fit) and refused to eat them.
- Cody fell asleep on the way home.
All in all it was a good day.