A Rainy Winter Day in L.A.

Where's my thumb?
Where's my thumb?

 

 

Wanna find it!
Wanna find it!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lovin' the cuddle time!
Lovin' the cuddle time!
Finally, after several days of summer weather, we got some much-needed rain today.  I enjoyed walking back from lunch in a little down pour.  Rudy did well all day.  He started sprinting again and tolerated two 1-hour sprints like a pro.  After lunch, we settled down for a nice “rainy day” cuddle time that lasted about 3 hours during which he did a sprint, endured a straight cath for a urine sample and a RT treatment…again like a pro.  The immunology folks stopped by to review Rudy’s history and begin their own records on his case as we will have a long term relationship with their department.  In the future, our follow-up trips to UCLA will involve a few appointments with the various departments that will need to monitor Rudy’s condition.  Immunology will be one of them and with the onset of a few infections this week, it seems now is a good time to get them on board specifically.  I’m headed back to SB tonight so I can spend the day with my folks tomorrow before they leave for their home in Kansas on Saturday.  I hate to leave the sweet little one but thankfully he is asleep…it’s always so much easier to leave when he is asleep.  No doubt he’ll have a long string of his nurse, RT and Dr. friends dropping in to check on him tomorrow so he certainly won’t be alone…I can’t express enough how thankful Rolf and I are for the many capable and loving hands that have cared for our son and continue to express their love and care for him whether they are assigned to him or dropping by on their break!  We are so blessed.
Bright-eyed after our cuddle time
Bright-eyed after our cuddle time
PRECIOUS!!!
PRECIOUS!!!

12 thoughts on “A Rainy Winter Day in L.A.

  1. YAH look at the hair!! woo hoo im lovin it! I bet some of the doctors around there are jealous (dr. skinny andy) anyways glad to see him acting like a baby. hes so awesome. Go Rudy Go!!

  2. What great news that Rudy handled his sprints so well today…and he looked so serene in the pictures! May he continue to glide through the sprints, and get that tube out of his face so he can find that thumb!

    Still praying…and sending you all loads of love! Enjoy your day with your parents, Trish!

  3. Hi so nice to see Rudy so alert and very handsome. Still praying and love you. You are such a great mom (and Dad). See you soon

  4. What a beautiful boy… and so much hair!!! It sounds like Rudy is really improving!!! Yeah! We miss you guys! Think about you all the time!

  5. Rudy, you are so precious! I know those cuddle times with your Mommy are so special. Continuing to stand for Rudy’s breathing and improvement. Love to all, Dianna

  6. That thumb sucking is SOOOO cute! I can’t wait to see a picture of him and those adorable cheeks when the white tape doesn’t interfere anymore! Go Rudy, GO!!!

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