Rudy’s been working hard with his physical therapy and today was a milestone day:
Yes that’s right, he has the ability to go FORWARD now. He’s been able to push himself back in his car for sometime, but going forward hasn’t been as easy. A big reason this is possible is that he’s able to straddle this car and sit up by himself for so long. Pretty cool–it’d be a shame to have such a nifty car that makes all those noises and not be able to go places.
Rudy’s doing well with the speaking valve in all day. He’s needed a break a few times where he got tired and we needed to take it off. We generally are finding that we need to give him a bit more oxygen flow to keep his sats where we like them. He babbles a good bit, but has long quiet stretches where he just takes it all in and quietly contemplates things.
Not like he’s ever had much problem sleeping, but he really goes out like a light after a day of such exertion. So much so that he didn’t even realize he was having a slumber party with Livy: